Equatorial Guinea is the latest country that plans to move its embassy to Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.See also my posts:
The pledge came in a conversation Friday with the oil-rich African nation’s president, Teodoro Mbasogo, Netanyahu’s office said.
Netanyahu has throughout his 11 years in continuous leadership pressed for greater Israeli engagement with Africa. Netanyahu “noted that Israel is continuing to deepen its cooperation with African countries and said that Israel is returning to Africa and Africa is returning to Israel in a big way,” his office’s statement said.
The United States and Guatemala have moved their embassies to Jerusalem since 2018, and about half a dozen other countries have pledged to do so as part of a diplomatic initiative launched by former President Donald Trump.
A handful of nations had embassies in Jerusalem until the early 1980s; most keep embassies in Tel Aviv, not recognizing Israel’s claim to the city until its status is resolved in a peace deal with the Palestinians.
El Salvador denies that it's moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Ramallah (January 28, 2016)
U.S. President Donald Trump declares Jerusalem to be Israel's capital (December 7, 2017)
Guatemala follows U.S.A.'s lead in announcing that it will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem (December 25, 2017)
South Africa downgrades its embassy in Israel to a liaison office (January 2, 2018)
Czech Republic recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital (January 2, 2018)
Romania reportedly intends to move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem (January 2, 2018)
Philippines denies reports that it intends to move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem (January 2, 2018)
Conservative Party of Canada promises to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital--if they ever get back into power (March 1, 2018)
Paraguay and Honduras are reported to be ready "in principle" to move their Israeli embassies to Jerusalem (March 16, 2018)
Honduran Congress votes to move the country's Israeli embassy to Jerusalem (April 18, 2018)
Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital (December 17, 2018)
Israel punishes Paraguay for moving its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, and then back to Tel Aviv (December 31, 2018)
Brazil to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in 2020 (December 17, 2019)
Israeli and Sudanese leaders agree to move toward normalization of relations, while Uganda studies moving its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem (February 3, 2020)