World Bulletin / News Desk
In a Monday statement, the government called on Arab and Muslim countries to adopt a “firm stand” in opposition to the move.
“The Guatemalan decision violates the rules and principles of international law and resolutions adopted by the international community,” the statement read.
Earlier Monday, Morales announced his intention to relocate Guatemala’s Israel embassy to Jerusalem sometime in May.
The announcement came shortly after a meeting in Washington between the Guatemalan president and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Last December, U.S. President Donald Trump sparked outcry across the Arab and Muslim world after recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and vowing to relocate Washington’s embassy to the city.
Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Palestine-Israel conflict, with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem might eventually serve as the capital of an independent Palestinian state.
Humanitarian Relief Foundation has provided water to over 3M people across 36 countries
Before his removal by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) on Wednesday evening Iranian Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad was the head of Pilatus, the bank at the heart of a corruption scandal exposed by murdered Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Gunfight erupts between Hamas security forces and suspected perpetrators of Jan. 13 attempt on PM’s life
Foreign Ministry urges Iraqi officials to take necessary measures to eliminate security threats against Iraqi Turkmen
Terrorists plotting attack on Turkish military bases have been hit
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski tenders his resignation a day before congress was due to start impeachment proceedings
"We were not as on top of a number of issues as we should have, whether it was Russian interference or fake news," CEO says
Palestinians protest outside America House in Ramallah to condemn US policy shift on Jerusalem
The United Nations' International Labour Organization rarely creates this type of probe, known as a Commission of Inquiry. The last case was launched against Zimbabwe in 2008.
Terrorist group still appears to maintain ‘sleeper cells’ in parts of Iraq, including Saladin, Diyala
Trump seeks more funding from kingdom; says 'they're going to give the United States some of that wealth'
Trump told reporters at the White House he had spoken with Putin, two days after the Russian strongman sailed to a fourth term as president, and with ties strained by the Cold War-style intrigue over the poisoning of an ex-spy in Britain.
At least seven others injured in attack near border with Colombia, army says
Terrorists were plotting attack, says Turkish military
The rare Senate vote addressing American war powers aims to shut down US military involvement in Yemen within a month unless Congress formally authorizes continued involvement.