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Israeli PM pays landmark visit to UAE

On a first official visit to the Emirates, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met today in Abu Dhabi with Emirati Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. It was the first-ever official meeting between leaders of the two countries. The meeting, which took place at the royal palace, lasted four hours, of which two and a half hours were one on one.

Before embarking on his trip Bennett stated, “The potential inherent in the partnership between Israel and the Emirates is enormous. Together, we have a real opportunity to create a stable, prosperous and stronger Middle East. And this is just the beginning.”

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