Netanyahu says Kosovo to open Israel embassy in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday that Kosovo has agreed to open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, making it the first country with a Muslim majority to do so.

Reuters September 05, 2020 00:11:43 IST
Netanyahu says Kosovo to open Israel embassy in Jerusalem

Netanyahu says Kosovo to open Israel embassy in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday that Kosovo has agreed to open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, making it the first country with a Muslim majority to do so.

The embassy announcement came shortly after Netanyahu said Israel and Kosovo had agreed to establish diplomatic ties following a similar announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington.

(Reporting by Ari Rabinovitch; Editing by Alison Williams)

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