Friday, June 02, 2023

(JNS) Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen spoke with his Bahraini counterpart Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, discussing regional developments, as well as ways to strengthen bilateral relations and enhance and expand the Abraham Accords. They agreed to meet as soon as possible.

In December, Al Zayani said that Manama was “truly looking forward” to working with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, and emphasized his conviction that the Israeli leader believes in peace.

The same month, President Isaac Herzog became the first Israeli head of state to make an official visit to Bahrain, with a two-day trip that also included a stop in the United Arab Emirates.

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