Czech President Miloš Zeman also continues to support the Czech Republic moving its mission from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Top leaders of the Czech Republic took the first official step towards moving the country’s embassy to Jerusalem
In late April, Czech President Miloš Zeman announced a ‘three stage’ plan to relocate the country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which included the reopening of the consulate.
The Czech Republic issued a statement on Thursday saying that Hamas was solely responsible for the deaths of the Palestinians killed in riots that threatened Israel’s southern border and that the riots were not instigated by the moving of the US Embassy to Jerusalem.
‘I have to give thanks to our tenacious president, Donald J. Trump. As I always say about him, ‘promise made, promise kept,’’ said Paula White, a pastor and televangelist.
With the Guatemalan flag already hoisted at the location of its new embassy in Jerusalem, there is a palpable mood of excitement among Israeli officials to see other countries doing the same very soon.
The Czech Republic has agreed to begin a three-stage process of moving its diplomatic representation in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
The countries have conditioned their moves on an official visit to their countries by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
“I would like to announce that we are already in contact with other countries which will issue a similar recognition.”
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