Avi Berkowitz Heading US Delegation To Bahrain For 1st Commercial Flight To Israel

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Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani and Avi Berkowitz are traveling to Israel on Wednesday. (Photos: Matty Stern/US Embassy Jerusalem, GPO)

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Mideast peace envoy Avi Berkowitz is leading a US delegation to Bahrain and Israel this week to hold a meeting on strengthening economic ties and diplomatic ties between Manama and Jerusalem.

Berkowitz and the other US officials will accompany Bahraini senior officials on the first-ever direct commercial flight from Bahrain to Israel on Wednesday, where they will hold trilateral meetings with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minster Gabi Ashkenazi.

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani’s visit was confirmed by Bahrain on Monday, with the BNA news agency stating that the visit will focus on “economic opportunities and bilateral accords with Israel.”

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)



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