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Suriname to open an embassy in Jerusalem in the near future

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

Suriname will open an embassy in Jerusalem in the near future, Surinamese Foreign Minister Albert Camdin tells Foreign Minister Yair Lapid during their meeting today in Jerusalem.

The Dutch-speaking South American republic will join the US, Guatemala, Honduras, and Kosovo, which have full embassies in Israel’s capital. Several other countries maintain embassy branches or trade missions in Jerusalem, including Australia, Hungary and Czechia.

Lapid and Camdin sign a consultation agreement between the foreign ministries. and Lapid offers to send humanitarian aid to Suriname to help deal with the effects of severe flooding in March.

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