“Senior Israeli Foreign Ministry official to make rare formal trip to Arab state for Monday meet on maritime and civil aviation security”

In latest sign of thaw, Israel sending official to anti-Iran summit in Bahrain
by Raphael Ahren
October 20, 2019

A senior official is confirmed to attend a security conference in Bahrain on Monday, a source in the Gulf country told The Times of Israel, in the latest significant sign of warming ties between parts of the Arab world and Israel. A senior Foreign Ministry official working on regional security and counter-terrorism…will represent Israel at the Working Group on Maritime and Aviation Security…The two-day Bahrain conference will not be the first time Israeli and Arab officials sit together in the context of the Warsaw process. On October 8, an Israeli representative sat with colleagues from Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen and other Arab states at a conference on cybersecurity in Seoul. READ MORE

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