Israeli regime opens liaison office in Morocco: Report
Iran Press TV
Tuesday, 26 January 2021 7:37 PM
The Israeli regime has reportedly opened a liaison office in Morocco, shortly after Rabat normalized relations with Tel Aviv.
The Israeli liaison office in Rabat opened on Tuesday, and former Israeli ambassador to Egypt David Govrin was tasked with running the mission, The Jerusalem Post reported.
The facility had been operating in the 1990s but was shut down amid the Second Palestinian Intifada (Uprising).
Many Arab governments formerly adhered to the Palestinian cause and refrained from establishing relations with the Israeli regime. Over the past years, however, reports began to emerge of several Arab governments, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, engaging in clandestine contact with the Israeli regime, while giving the Palestinian cause of liberation from Israeli occupation and aggression lip service.
Israeli officials then began paying rare visits to some countries of the region, including the UAE and Oman.
Last September, the administration of former US president Donald Trump began pushing a number of Arab regimes to normalize their relations with Tel Aviv.
The UAE signed the first normalization deal with the Israeli regime on September 15 last year. Bahrain, Sudan, and Morocco later followed suit.
Earlier, the Israeli consulate in Dubai also opened, and Sudan and Israel agreed to open embassies soon during a visit by Israeli Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen to the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.
All Palestinian factions have condemned the normalization deals and called them a betrayal of their cause.
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