Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) shakes hands with Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes during their meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem on May 21, 2018. - Paraguay followed the US and Guatemala to inaugurate its new embassy in Jerusalem on May 21. (Photo by Sebastian Scheiner / POOL …

Paraguay Becomes Third Country in a Week to Open Embassy in Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes as a “true friend of Israel” as he opened his country’s embassy in Jerusalem this week, becoming the third country after the U.S. and Guatemala to relocate its mission to the capital.