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Paraguay moves Israel embassy back out of Jerusalem

Sep 05, 2018 - Associated Press

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - Paraguay announced Wednesday it would immediately move its embassy in Israel out of Jerusalem and back to Tel Aviv, less than four months after opening the new mission.

The move presents an embarrassing diplomatic setback for Israel, which had hoped to build on the momentum started by the U.S., Guatemala and Paraguay, which all moved their embassies to Jerusalem in May. In response to Paraguay's decision, Israel said it was shuttering its embassy in Paraguay, warn...