The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Wednesday welcomed Paraguay’s decision to relocate its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem.
The PA official in charge of foreign affairs, Minister Riyad al-Maliki, announced that the PA had decided to “immediately” open an embassy in Paraguay’s capital Asuncion.
He also urged other countries to open embassies in Paraguay in a show of solidarity with that country.
In response to the announcement, the Foreign Ministry said, “Israel views with great severity the unusual decision of Paraguay which will cloud relations between the countries,”
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