Guatemala Becomes Second Country to Open Jerusalem Embassy

Guatemala has opened an embassy in Jerusalem two days after the U.S. moved its embassy to the contested capital city.

Israeli troops opened fire on Palestinian protesters after President Trump’s pledge to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was fulfilled, taking tensions between Israel and Palestine to boiling point. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended the Guatemalan embassy’s opening in West Jerusalem.
Source- The Guardian

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • Israel Capital- Jerusalem, Currency- Israeli new shekel.
  • Guatemala Capital: Guatemala City, Currency: Guatemalan quetzal.