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After US, Guatemala inaugurates embassy in Jerusalem

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inaugurated its embassy in on Wednesday, two days after the US opened its embassy in the disputed city.

Guatemalan and Israeli cut a blue-and-white ribbon as the official opening of the embassy, reported.

Morales said and have a "deep friendship", hoping that other countries will follow suit.

Netanyahu hailed the opening as "the beginning of something extraordinary" in the relationship between the two countries.

The opening of the on Monday triggered deadly clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces in and the that left more than 60 civilians dead.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 16:06 IST
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