The Abraham Accords between Bahrain and Israel have culminated in the arrival in Israel of Bahrain’s first ambassador. The kingdom, which is coveted by Iran, is ruled by a Sunni elite governing a majority-Shi’a population. The Jerusalem Post reports:
Bahraini Ambassador Khaled Al Jalahma landed in Ben-Gurion Airport on Tuesday to take up his new post, in what his Foreign Ministry described as another “milestone” in deepening the ties between the two countries.
“A historic journey in the making accompanied by my wife. We are both very excited!” Jalahma tweeted. He posted photographs of their descent from the airplane to the tarmac.
“The opportunity to fulfill His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s vision of peaceful coexistence with all nations is a privilege that I will hold in high regard,” Jalahma tweeted.
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