Israel’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan meets UAE counterpart in first
Al Arabiya reported that for the first time in history, ambassadors of Israel and the United Arab Emirates held a meeting in Arabic, the native language of both officials.
Israel’s ambassador to Azerbaijan George Deek and the acting Emirati ambassador to Azerbaijan met on Tuesday in the capital city of Baku.
Israel’s Amb. George Deek tweeted: “Today history was made. I, Israel’s ambassador in Azerbaijan, met the acting Ambassador of the UAE: The first meeting between Israeli and Emirati Ambassadors in Baku– and the first anywhere to be held in Arabic. Peace is possible. We must never lose hope in our common future.”