Top Moroccan Diplomats to Visit Israel to Discuss Direct Flights, Opening Offices, Source Says

RABAT (Sputnik) – A delegation of the Moroccan overseas ministry can pay an official go to to Israel in a while Monday to talk about the opening of consultant workplaces and the institution of direct air service as a part of the settlement to normalize ties between the 2 international locations, a Moroccan diplomatic supply advised Sputnik.

The go to of the Moroccan delegation to Israel is the primary one because the signing of the peace settlement.

On 22 December, the Moroccan king acquired 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 within the institution of full diplomatic relations and direct flights between the international locations.

REUTERS / U.S. Embassy in MoroccoMoroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita speaks throughout a go to by Israeli envoys to Rabat, Morocco, December 22, 2020. Picture taken December 22, 2020.

Netanyahu’s spokesman Ofir Gendelman acknowledged the next day that Morocco would open its official diplomatic mission in Israel inside two weeks.

At the identical time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited Moroccan King Mohammed VI to go to his nation. The invitation was made throughout phone conversations between the 2 leaders, Israel’s state TV broadcaster reported.

Morocco has turn into the fourth nation since August to normalise ties with the Jewish state after the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan signed US-brokered pacts with Israel. US President Donald Trump has mentioned that a lot of different Arab international locations are additionally prepared to restore relations with Israel.


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