Morocco to Open Official Diplomatic Mission in Israel in 2 Weeks, Senior Israeli Official Says

TEL AVIV (Sputnik) – Morocco will open its official diplomatic mission in Israel inside two weeks in gentle of the recently-reached settlement on the normalisation of bilateral ties, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s spokesman Ofir Gendelman mentioned on Wednesday.

Moroccan King Mohammed VI on Tuesday obtained an official US-Israeli delegation led by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and Israeli National Security Council head Meir Ben-Shabbat. The go to resulted in the institution of full-scale diplomatic relations and direct flights between the international locations.

In early December, US President Donald Trump introduced that he had brokered a peace deal between Israel and Morocco, which entails the institution of full diplomatic relations and air journey between the 2 nations, in addition to the United States’ recognition of Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara.

Morocco grew to become the fourth Arab state to normalise ties with Israel this 12 months after the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan. According to Trump, quite a lot of different Arab international locations are additionally prepared to normalise relations with Israel.


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