Israeli Media: Brazilian Embassy Move Only A ā€œMatter of Timeā€

31 Dec
5:15 AM

Israeli media, on Saturday, assured that newly electedĀ Brazilian President Jair BolsonaroĀ Ā has assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he will not back down from his promise to move the embassy to the occupied city of Jerusalem.

According to the Israeli 14 channel, Brazil is under pressure from Arab countries not to move its embassy to Jerusalem, saying it will complicate the political situation and not improve it.

In a related context, Israeli public radio quoted an Israeli political source as saying that the topic of theĀ  Brazilian embassyĀ  move was raised yesterday, during the meeting between Netanyahu and the Brazilian president in Rio de Janeiro, saying it is ā€œonly a matter of timeā€.

Netanyahu said, during an evening in the Jewish synagogue in Rio de Janeiro, yesterday, that Israel will host the Brazilian president in the near future in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu is expected to attend Bolsonaroā€™s inauguration, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a number of Latin American leaders.

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