Israeli, Bahraini Ministers Discuss Commercial Cooperation

DUBAI (Reuters) -
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Minister Ofir Akunis. (Ohad Zwigenberg/Pool)

Bahrain’s industry and trade minister and Israel‘s regional cooperation minister discussed trade, industry and tourism cooperation between the two countries who announced on Friday they would normalize relations, state news agency BNA said.

Bahrain’s Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani and Israeli’s Ofir Akunis spoke by phone. Normalization will “positively impact both countries’ economies,” the BNA statement said