Bennett Concludes Landmark Visit to the UAE

Israel and the United Arab Emirates are poised to become even closer friends and allies and push the entire Middle East forward

By Israel Today Staff | | Topics: UAE, Abraham Accords
Photo: Haim Zach/GPO

The following is a press release from the Israel Prime Minister’s Office:

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has concluded his first visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the invitation of Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed.

Prior to his departure from Abu Dhabi on Monday, Bennett stated:

“I have just finished a very significant visit to the UAE. I would like to thank Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed for the very warm hospitality and the in-depth, sincere and significant talks.

“During the day, we discussed the two countries’ relative strengths. Our goal is to expand ties so that there is not only peace between the leaders but also between the peoples.

“I am leaving here with great optimism that this example, of ties between the two countries, will be a cornerstone for a wide-ranging network of ties throughout the region.”

In the framework of the visit, Prime Minister Bennett met with the UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and the UAE Minister of Culture, in addition to his meeting with the Crown Prince.

In their meeting, Prime Minister Bennett and UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber discussed cooperation between the two countries in technology, trade and energy, especially projects in the field of renewable energy.

Prime Minister Bennett and UAE Culture Minister Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi discussed bilateral cooperation in culture and sports, including film and joint television productions.

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