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2nd embassy opens in Jerusalem

Guatemalans cut ribbon; Turks frisk expelled Israeli envoy

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Photographs by AP/RONEN ZVULUN

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (third from left); his wife, Sara (beside him); and Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales (center) watch Wednesday as Morales’ wife Hilda Patricia Marroquin cuts the ribbon dedicating the Guatemalan Embassy in Jerusalem.

Israel on Wednesday welcomed another embassy in Jerusalem just two days after the landmark move by the United States, even as the diplomatic fallout over Gaza bloodshed intensified.

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