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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a joint press conference with Kadima party leader Shaul Mofaz at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem on May 8, 2012. Netanyahu struck a surprise deal with the opposition Kadima party to form a national unity government, axing plans for a snap election. AFP PHOTO/GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/GettyImages)

Netanyahu: At Least Six Countries ‘Seriously Talking’ about Moving Embassies to Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday at least six countries were in talks with Israel to move their embassies to Jerusalem. He implored countries to follow the United States and Guatemala in making the move, saying it would advance peace efforts, and promised “preferential treatment” to the first ten embassies relocated to Israel’s capital.

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (L) and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini speak together as they arrive for a foreign affair council at the European Council in Brussels, January 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

France Seeks EU Pact on Closer Ties With the Palestinians

BRUSSELS – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Monday that France wants the European Union to start work on an agreement on closer ties with the Palestinian territories, following U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Netanyahu Welcomes ‘New Era’ of Ties Between Israel and Argentina

BUENOS AIRES – Argentina’s attitude toward Israel has gone from the hostility of the period of the rule of Nestor Kirchner and later his wife, Cristina, from 2003 to 2015, to one of genuine friendship under current President Mauricio Macri, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday, shortly after meeting the president here.