Israel inaugurates Bahrain embassy

Israel and Bahrain marked a watershed moment in their relationship, as Foreign Minister Yair Lapid arrived in the Gulf state to inaugurate Israel’s embassy. The BBC carries this story and The Times of Israel reports:

MANAMA, Bahrain — Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday officially opened Israel’s embassy in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, a year after the two countries agreed to normalize diplomatic relations.

“May our people live in peace and prosperity forever,” Lapid said during the inauguration.

He added in Hebrew: “Israel made a major, historic step today in the Gulf.”

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