In a historic breakthrough, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday gave a green light to the establishment of an embassy in Tel Aviv in Israel. The announcement was made hours after Israel opened its embassy in Abu Dhabi.
According to reports, the decision to set up the embassy in the city of Tel Aviv was taken during a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The UAE and Israel in August last year agreed to establish full diplomatic relations in a deal brokered by former president Donald Trump, a breakthrough the three nations say will advance peace in the Middle East.
The decision to establish the embassy in the city of Tel Aviv in Israel was taken during a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Gulf News reported. The delegations from the two countries have already signed bilateral agreements in various sectors, including tourism, security, telecommunications and healthcare, the report said. PTI
No further details about the embassy were given in UAE media.