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Bennett to UAE, Bahrain ministers: Jordan and Egypt ‘delighted’ with ties

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27.09.2021

NEW YORK — Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Khalifa al-Marar, and Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani at his hotel in New York on Sunday evening, telling them that Israel’s original Arab peace partners support the Abraham Accords.

“First of all, I want to tell you that I met the king of Jordan and the president of Egypt, and they’re of course delighted with the ensuing relationship between our countries, and I want to ensure you of continuity,” Bennett said, sitting between the diplomats and their staffs.

Bennett sat down with the diplomats ahead of his speech Monday morning at the United Nations General Assembly.

“We’re stable and we believe in this relationship and we want to expand it as much as possible,” Bennett said of the US-brokered accords that were signed by his predecessor Benjamin Netanyahu.

“I felt it’s important that we meet after the year of the Abraham Accords,” said Bennett,” which, from our perspective, is very meaningful.”

“We need to work forward together to send that message,” said Zayani.

“Please send my best regards to His........

© The Times of Israel


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