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Bennett to meet with Bahrain, UAE ministers ahead of UN General Assembly speech

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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will meet with ministers from Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, ahead of his address to the United Nations General Assembly.

The meetings with Bahrain’s foreign minister and a minister of state affairs from UAE will be Bennett’s first talks with Gulf leaders since taking office in June.

The UAE was the first of four regional states who normalized ties with Israel last year.

The 2020 agreements with the UAE, Bahrain, Sudan, and Morocco, also known as the Abraham Accords, broke with the longstanding Arab notion that there should be no normalization with Israel until it reaches a comprehensive peace deal with the Palestinians.

Bennett’s address will take place next Monday, at 9 a.m. local time (4 p.m. Israel time), meaning that he will manage to squeeze in the........

© The Times of Israel

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