Costa Rica and El Salvador were the only two countries with their embassies in Jerusalem, the capital of Israel
. Now, Costa Rica has moved
its embassy to Tel Aviv, along with almost every other country. While many nations maintain consulates (such as the United States) in the capital city, only El Salvador maintains its embassy in Jerusalem. But, for how long? Share your thoughts by clicking "comments" below...
Update: Costa Rican President Oscar Arias stated the reason for the move, "It is time to amend an historic mistake which harms our country in the international arena and prevents us from maintaining friendly ties with the Arab world and the culture of Islam." More from the president at The Jerusalem Post.