Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, will travel to the United Arab Emirates as soon as next week.
This will be his first trip abroad since his new cabinet was sworn in.
The reports came to light after Netanyahu received a phone call from UAE President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Saturday to congratulate him on establishing a coalition for the sixth time in his illustrious political career.
According to a statement from Netanyahu’s office, the ruler of the UAE extended an offer for Netanyahu to pay an official visit to Abu Dhabi once more.
As part of the Abraham Accords, which the Trump administration mediated, Netanyahu was prime minister in September 2020 when Israel repaired relations with the UAE and Bahrain.
Following the ratification of the deals by Sudan and Morocco, Netanyahu has made it a core principle of his new administration further to expand them with a focus on Saudi Arabia.
According to the official Emirates News Agency, UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan called his newly appointed Israeli counterpart Eli Cohen.
According to the article, Abdullah indicated his desire to collaborate with Cohen to advance the bilateral ties between their nations, which have resulted in numerous successes over the previous two years.
Israeli President Isaac Herzog visited Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates last month to commemorate the accords’ second anniversary.
At the time, Herzog stated: “The Abraham Accords represent a national consensus in Israel on all sides of the political spectrum.
Now we must…upgrade relations between us even more, deepen them, and bring more nations [on board.