At the start of the normalization of their relations have opened in Israel and the United Arab Emirates is a telephone connection. The crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and de facto ruler of the Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Said Al Nahjan, have opened the line with Israel's foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, informed the spokeswoman of the Emirate's foreign Ministry on Sunday.
confirmed by The Israeli foreign Ministry, the conversation took place. The Israeli communications Minister Joash Hendel welcomed the Opening of the telephone connections. "I congratulate the Emirates for the lifting of the blockades. Many economic opportunities will open up now, and these confidence-building measures are an important step in the interests of the country will move forward,“ said Hendel. "Salaam alaikum" ("peace be with you").
The Emirates had on Thursday announced a surprise, as the third Arab country, after Egypt and Jordan have diplomatic relations with Israel. In return, Israel wants to suspend the annexation of areas in the occupied West Bank, the claim of the Palestinians for a state of their own.
Common development of rapid tests
In addition, companies from the two countries have agreed on a cooperation. As the official news Agency WAM reported on Sunday, among the company, Apex National Investment from the Emirates and the Israeli TeraGroup signed a contract for cooperation in the Corona research.
The agreement was signed on late Saturday evening in Abu Dhabi, reported WAM. "We are delighted to be working with the TeraGroup," said Apex CEO Khalifa Youssef Churi. The TeraGroup CEO Oren Sadiv was "thrilled" in view of the cooperation. He hoped that all Parties "will benefit economically from it."Updated Date: 16 August 2020, 13:19