JERUSALEM: Israel on Sunday reported it has opened its embassy in the United Arab Emirates, subsequent by way of on past year’s US-brokered arrangement to set up comprehensive diplomatic ties with the Gulf place.
Israel’s International Ministry mentioned the embassy would be in a momentary workplace while a permanent area is ready. Eitan Na’eh, a veteran Israeli diplomat, will provide as the head of mission.
International Minister Gabi Ashkenazi reported the opening of the new embassy would make it possible for the broadening of what already are heat ties in between Israel and the UAE. Due to the fact formally creating ties in September, the two international locations have by now established immediate flights and exchanged numerous trade delegations, whilst countless numbers of Israeli visitors have visited the UAE.
The UAE was the initial of four Arab international locations to establish or renew ties with Israel underneath a series of agreements brokered by the Trump administration.
The Foreign Ministry mentioned Israel would quickly open up an fascination segment in Morocco and a consulate in Dubai. It also claimed an embassy in Bahrain has been operating for many months.