Home GCC Bahrain Bahrain, Israel sign historic joint communique to establish diplomatic relations Bahrain became the second Gulf nation to establish full diplomatic relations with Israel by Zainab Mansoor October 19, 2020 Bahrain and Israel have signed a historic joint communique on the establishment of diplomatic, peaceful and friendly relations in Manama, Bahrain. Memorandums of Understanding regarding economic and trade relations, telecommunications, commerce, air services, movement of people, banking and financial services, and cooperation between Ministries of Foreign Affairs, as well as other areas of mutual benefit were signed between the two countries, Bahrain News Agency reported. In addition, working groups met to discuss additional areas for potential cooperation, including aviation, healthcare, technology, tourism, and agriculture, and to plan their bilateral relationship. The signing comes in the aftermath of the historic peace agreement signed between Bahrain, the UAE and Israel on September 15 at the White House. Read more: UAE, Bahrain sign historic peace accord with Israel in the US Trailing the UAE, Bahrain became the second Gulf nation to establish full diplomatic relations with Israel. Read: Bahrain joins UAE in establishing diplomatic ties with Israel Bahrain and Israel will join with the US to advance a strategic agenda for peace and prosperity in the Middle East. The parties will also continue their efforts to achieve an enduring resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Tags Bahrain Diplomatic Relations Israel middle east US 0 Comments Share Tweet Share Share You might also like Flydubai’s inaugural flight to Israel lands in Tel Aviv GCC leads MENA in fintech maturity: report GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,297 cases, 4 deaths What can the UAE and Bahrain do to attract Israeli travellers?