| 29 February 2024, Thursday |

Israeli FM to visit Bahrain in first after diplomatic accord

In a first visit of its kind by an Israeli minister to Bahrain, following a diplomatic agreement reached last year, Israel’s foreign minister said Friday that he will visit the country later this month
Yair Lapid announced the visit in a conference call with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and officials from Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Morocco, which signed US-brokered agreements to normalize relations with Israel last year.
The officials hailed the so-called Abraham Accords, which have led to the opening of embassies, the launch of direct flights and a raft of agreements to boost economic ties. They expressed hope that the new relationships would be deepened and that other nations would follow suit.

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