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Honduras to open Israel embassy in Jerusalem

Honduras follows the United States, Guatemala and Kosovo in opening an embassy in the contested holy city.
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In a deepening of Honduras’ ties with Israel, the Central American country will open an embassy in Jerusalem later this month, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez announced on Thursday. 

“We are going to formalize what we have already carried out step by step, which is the installation of our embassy in Jerusalem,” said Hernandez. 

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