Through a spokesperson for the State Department, the United States Government stated that it wants its main ally in the Middle East, Israel, and its main ally in the Western Hemisphere, Colombia, reestablish diplomatic relations.

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“We maintain solid relations with both Colombia and Israel. We urge continued dialogue and the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between these two valuable partners,” says the State Department.

Let us remember that this Thursday, May 2, 2024, The foreign minister in charge, Luis Gilberto Murillo, made official the breaking of relations with Israel by order of the president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, making it clear that consular services are maintained in Israel for Colombian compatriots.

In addition to this pronouncement of the Joe Biden’s administration, this Thursday criticism was heard from the US Congress, from both Republicans and Democrats to the determination of President Petro.

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