Leading member of Romania’s ruling party says country will move embassy to Jerusalem

Romania will soon move its embassy to Jerusalem, Liviu Dragnea, the president of the Chamber of Deputies and a member of Romania’s ruling party said on Thursday.

Speaking in an interview with the Romanian TV channel ANTENA 3, Dragnea revealed that the decision was made on Wednesday night.

Romania will become the fourth country to pledge to move its embassy to Jerusalem, following the United States, Guatemala and Honduras.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu revealed in a speech to diplomats at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem on Thursday that more countries were on the way. He said preferential treatment would be given to the first ten countries that move their embassies.

“One way to advance peace is to move your embassies here,” Netanyahu told the diplomats. “President Trump’s decision to move his embassy here says simply that peace must be based on truth. Recognising reality is the path to build peace.”

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