Netanyahu in Ugandan presidential residence
Netanyahu in Ugandan presidential residenceChaim Tzach/GPO

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced during his visit to Uganda that the country is considering opening an embassy in Jerusalem and Israel will reciprocate by opening an embassy in the Ugandan capital of Kampala.

Uganda would be the third country, after the US and Guatemala, to open an embassy in the capital of Israel.

Earlier, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife were welcomed by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and his wife, Education Minister Janet Museveni, at the Entebbe Presidential Residence.