Israel said it would send an initial $10,00 to the country to buy medical supplies, food and blankets for locals affected by the volcanic eruption.
‘With the opening of our embassy in the city of Jerusalem, Guatemala takes a courageous decision, a step forward in favor of union and friendship,’ said Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales.
Days after the historic opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, US officials and Members of Knesset celebrate Guatemala and ‘hand of God.’
The countries have conditioned their moves on an official visit to their countries by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
‘When I come to AIPAC, I am with friends. And at the UN, we don’t usually have very many friends,’ said US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley at AIPAC.
‘Two days after the US moves its embassy, Guatemala will return and permanently move its embassy to Jerusalem,’ said President Morales.
‘Trump thanked President Morales for supporting the US and Israel,’ a White House statement said.