Israeli President Isaac Herzog in the UAE on first visitPresident Isaac Herzog’s visit comes some 16 months after the UAE decided to forge diplomatic relations with Israel.
Herzog is also scheduled to meet with the ruler of Dubai and senior government officials [File: Reuters]
Published On 30 Jan 202230 Jan 2022
Israeli President Isaac Herzog arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday on the first such visit, seeking to strengthen Gulf ties at a time of heightened regional tensions as world powers try to revive a nuclear deal with Iran.
Sunday’s high-profile diplomatic trip comes more than a month after Naftali Bennett became the first Israeli prime minister to visit the UAE, which normalised ties with Israel in September 2020.
Herzog says Israel supports UAE security needs
President Isaac Herzog’s visit comes some 16 months after the UAE nomalised diplomatic relations with Israel.