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Israeli delegation lands in Bahrain

A senior Israeli delegation arrived in Bahrain today to discuss the details of a normalization agreement between the two countries.
(L-R)Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and Bahrain Foreign Minister Abdullatif al-Zayani pose before they participate in the signing of the Abraham Accords where the countries of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates recognize Israel, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, September 15, 2020. - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the foreign ministers of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates arrived September 15, 2020 at the

Israel and Bahrain signed a normalization agreement in Washington on Sept. 15, and a delegation of Israeli officials arrived to Bahrain Sept. 23 to finalize the details. Israeli sources explained that Bahrain's decision to join the United Arab Emirates in establishing relations with Israel was made shortly before the White House ceremony, leaving little time for drafting a comprehensive normalization agreement.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa spoke on the phone yesterday to arrange the trip. 

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