Manama, September 18 (BNA) Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani participated in a webinar organized in Washington at the invitation of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on the occasion of Ibrahim’s Eid. The first anniversary of the agreements and the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates with the State of Israel.
Also participating in the symposium were Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel Yair Lapid and Adviser to the President of the UAE for Diplomatic Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash. And the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Washington, Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa.
The Foreign Minister delivered a speech in which he expressed his thanks and appreciation to his American counterpart for hosting the event.
He stressed the Kingdom of Bahrain’s keenness to strengthen relations with the State of Israel, noting that the Kingdom’s first ambassador to Israel presented his credentials last week to President Isaac Herzog, which would contribute to developing relations between the two countries.
He pointed out that the Kingdom is proud of being one of the pioneers in this step, which reflects its firm values of dialogue, mutual respect and coexistence.
Dr. Al-Zayani stressed the need to exert more efforts to promote peace at the bilateral and international levels, noting the importance of finding just and comprehensive solutions to the conflicts in the region, the most important of which is the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
He also welcomed the continued support of the Biden administration, praising the participation of the US Secretary of State in the historic step.