Romania appears to be following in the footsteps of their favourite American celebrity, Donald Trump.
When it comes to scoring some browning points, moving your embassy to Jerusalem is a great way of showing your devotion towards your Western allies and their policies.
The president of the Chamber of Deputies, Liviu Dragnea, came out with the announcement on Thursday that Romania will be joining the US, Honduras, and Guatemala in transferring their Israeli embassy to Jerusalem.
As a bonus, Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu is even declaring that he’s willing to offer ‘preferential treatment’ to the first 10 countries to move their embassies to Jerusalem.
The Jerusalem Post reports:
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 Thursday.
Speaking in an interview with the Romanian TV channel ANTENA 3, Dragnea revealed that the decision was made Wednesday night.
Romania will become the fourth country to move its embassy to Jerusalem, following the United States, Guatemala, and Honduras.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed in a speech to diplomats at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem Thursday that more countries were on the way. He said preferential treatment would be given to the first 10 countries that move their embassies.