DR Congo to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem, leader tells Netanyahu at UNGA

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

Democratic Republic of Congo President Félix Tshisekedi, left, meets Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, September 21, 2023. (Avi Ohayon/GPO)
Democratic Republic of Congo President Félix Tshisekedi, left, meets Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, September 21, 2023. (Avi Ohayon/GPO)

Democratic Republic of Congo President Félix Tshisekedi tells Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he will move his country’s embassy to Jerusalem.

Israel will open an embassy to Kinshasa, Netanyahu says alongside Tshisekedi after the two meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Tshisekedi says the two discussed cooperation in investment, security, cybersecurity and more.

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