FILE PHOTO: Guatemala’s President-elect Alejandro Giammattei arrives at a rehearsal for his inauguration at the Teatro Nacional in Guatemala City, Guatemala January 13, 2020. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Incoming Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei will keep his country’s embassy in Israel in the city of Jerusalem, a spokeswoman said Tuesday, confirming the move made by his predecessor following pressure by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Giammattei, a conservative former surgeon and ex-prison chief, will be sworn in later in the day.
Reporting by Sofia Menchu; Editing by Drazen Jorgic