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Honduras to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez, spoke on Sunday and agreed to open embassies in the national capitals of the two countries.

A joint statement from the two countries states that Honduras will open an embassy in Jerusalem, Israel will also open an embassy in the capital of Honduras, Tegucigalpa, and that they hope to complete the move by the end of 2020.

The statement also said that Netanyahu and Hernandez reaffirmed in their conversation "the close friendship and strategic partnership" between the two countries. It also said that Hernandez congratulated Netanyahu on signing the peace agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, "as part of the peace revolution that the region is going through." (INN / VFI News)