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Slovakia begins process of relocating embassy to Jerusalem

Slovakia confirms process for relocating embassy to Jerusalem, announces opening of cultural center; Slovakian official: Slovakia is on its way to relocating its embassy to Jerusalem.

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Slovakia announced it will begin the process of opening its embassy in Jerusalem.

During a Slovakian delegation’s visit to Israel this week, head of the Slovak National Council, Andrej Danko, announced Slovakia would open a cultural center in Jerusalem, announcing “Slovakia is on its way to relocating its embassy to Jerusalem.”

Speaker of Israel’s Parliament (Knesset) Yuli Edelstein praised Slovakia, which is following in the footsteps of the Czech Republic and Bulgaria by opening up government buildings in Jerusalem. Edelstein stated “This is a tremendous diplomatic achievement for Israel and a pleasant surprise… I am certain that when additional delegations arrive here they will understand Jerusalem is Israel’s eternal capital.”

The United States, Guatemala and Paraguay have opened their embassies in Jerusalem, Israel in talks with numerous countries on moving their embassies to Israel’s capital.

Slovakia has not provided a timeline for the opening of its cultural center in Jerusalem.

 

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