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Brazil’s curious new ‘business office’ in Jerusalem

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Brazil’s curious new ‘business office’ in Jerusalem

Visiting Israel until Wednesday, President Jair Bolsonaro has decided to find a middle-ground solution for his promise to move Brazil’s embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem: he announced the opening of a business office in the city claimed by both Israelis and Palestinians.

The president intended to pander to Brazil’s congressional evangelicals—who believe the Jewish people is entitled to their Holy Land—without creating problems for halal meat producers.

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