Israel, Bahrain to upgrade relations, open embassies, Israeli FM says
Israeli foreign minister Yair Lapid has landed in Bahrain on Thursday leading a delegation in a first official visit to the Gulf.
The FM is expected to open Israeli embassy in Bahrain’s capital Manama along with his counterpart Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani.
FM @yairlapid: “We landed in Bahrain. Proud to represent Israel on the first and historic official visit to the Kingdom. Thanks for the warm welcome”
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— Israel Foreign Ministry (@IsraelMFA) September 30, 2021
He said: “We landed in Bahrain. Proud to represent Israel on the first and historic official visit to the Kingdom. Thanks for the warm welcome.”
About a year ago, Bahrain had announced normalizing relations with Israel following UAE and signed they both signed the Abraham Accords deal in the White House.
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