Germany’s Merkel Urged EU Countries Not to Move Embassies to Jerusalem

Washington Free Beacon | 12/4/2018 | Brent Scher
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BY: Brent Scher

German chancellor Angela Merkel waged a campaign to stop European Union nations from following the lead of the United States and relocating their Israeli embassies to Jerusalem, according to European Coalition for Israel director Tomas Sandell.

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The Jerusalem Post reported last month that Merkel lobbied Romanian president Klaus Iohannis against moving its embassy to Israel's capital city. Sandell said on Tuesday morning that Iohannis wasn't the only one to receive a call from Merkel, claiming that multiple European leaders who were "seriously considering moving their embassies" to Jerusalem received calls from Merkel.

"What we have found out, something I heard for quite some time already, from central and eastern European countries that would have an inclination to move their embassy to Jerusalem, this is the natural thing for them to do,...
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