Guatemala inaugurated its new embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, two days after the USA opened its embassy in the disputed holy city. Paraguay said it would join later.
In 1959, Guatemala was the first country to open its embassy in Jerusalem, but later moved it to Tel Aviv, following global rejection of Israeli claims to East Jerusalem.
Post the opening of the embassy, violent clashes erupted between Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers at the Gaza Strip, resulting in the killing of 62 agitators.
"It's not a coincidence that Guatemala is opening its embassy in Jerusalem right among the first".
During the ceremony, Netanyahu praised the Central American country for its long friendship and recognition of the Jewish State.
And Al Jazeera reports Paraguay plans to move its embassy to Jerusalem by the end of May.
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Trump's move reversed decades of USA policy, upsetting the Arab world and Western allies.
Carlos Meyer, one of two Guatemalan diplomats stationed in Israel, has already moved to a new apartment in the capital's Nahlaot neighborhood. Israel's claim of the city being its capital was recently strengthened by United States relocating its embassy. The Trump administration has said the city's final borders should be decided by the parties.
The White House pushed forward with its inauguration Monday, while Israeli forces using live fire on crowds of Palestinian demonstrators protesting against the deeply controversial opening.
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Reacting to the killings of Palestinians by Israeli forces Turkey has recalled its ambassadors from Israel and the USA for consultations.
Israeli and Guatemalan officials - including the Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales - attended an inauguration ceremony at the new embassy at an office park in the contested city at the heart of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict.
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