Paraguay

Paraguay President Mario Abdo Benitez
Paraguay President Benitez 'regrets' Israel's decision to close embassy

"I beseech Israel to reconsider," said Paraguay President Mario Abdo Benitez.

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Turkey to open Paraguay embassy after policy shift on Israeli capital

Paraguay considers Israel's decision to close its embassy hasty and disproportionate, and hopes Israeli authorities will reconsider.

By REUTERS
07/09/2018
United States Vice President Mike Pence
Mike Pence lobbies Paraguay on Jerusalem embassy move

The vice president's office said the two "agreed to work towards achieving a [comprehensive] and lasting solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."

City in Guatemala to name all streets after Israeli places

The decision comes a day after Paraguay announced embassy move reversal

Paraguayan elected President Mario Abdo Benitez smiles while arriving in Asuncion (June 23, 2018).
Diplomatic source: No move in works to counter Paraguay embassy reversal

Paraguayan Foreign Minister claims the country will remain “loyal friend of Israel”

06/09/2018
Jerusalem Post News
This week in 60 seconds

Got a minute? Here's the week in review.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
06/09/2018
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes (L).
Paraguay to move embassy back to Tel Aviv

Israel responds by closing embassy in Asuncion.

05/09/2018
Paraguayan elected President Mario Abdo Benitez smiles while arriving in Asuncion (June 23, 2018).
Barkat to Paraguay for new president’s inauguration

Gesture follows country opening embassy in Jerusalem

14/08/2018
En route from Iowa to Paraguay, Torah scroll tells tale of modern Judaism

How this Torah found its way from the plains of Iowa to the central hills of Paraguay is a remarkable story of Jewish geography and connection, history and timing, ancient ties and internet links.

By VICTOR WISHNA/JTA
26/07/2018
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