Brazil opens Israel trade mission in Jerusalem, short of full embassy move

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro shake hands after they deliver joint statements in Jerusalem March 31, 2019. Debbie Hill/Pool via REUTERS

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Brazil opened a new trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem on Sunday, edging back from earlier signals it would follow the United States with a full embassy move to the contested city. The announcement came during a visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, an outspoken admirer of President Donald Trump, who broke […]

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