President of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale was signed in late may, the document recognizing Jerusalem as the United capital of Israel.
During the signing Lonsdale said that Jerusalem has always been the Israeli capital, and that the city should remain unified for Jews and for everyone else.
As reported banatska newspaper Daily Post, the signing of the document was initiated by the Pacific prayer Assembly, together with other Christian organizations, and is dedicated to a Special day of prayer for Vanuatu.
Such documents sent for signature and other leaders of the Pacific region. In the fall of 2017 it is planned to submit them to the General Assembly of the United Nations.
According to the newspaper «Israel a-Yom», in an interview with the honorary Consul of Vanuatu in Israel Beni Cobo, the President of the Lonsdale expressed his regret that the representative of the country in UNESCO abstained during the vote on the controversial initiative, denying the Association of Jerusalem with the Jewish people. He also asked Kobo to test the ability of the organization of the official visit to Israel.
We will remind that last week a resolution calling on the government to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was adopted by the Parliament of the Czech Republic.
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