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Israel to open ‘permanent mission’ in UAE

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posted on Nov, 28 2015 @ 01:57 AM
Israel to open ‘permanent mission’ in UAE

Israel is set to open a “permanent mission” in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) despite the ostensible, traditional Arab-Israeli conflict.

On Friday, Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said Tel Aviv will “soon” open the mission in Abu Dhabi, which is to operate as part of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) based in the Arab city, the Associated Press reported.

The development comes even as the UAE apparently does not recognizes Israel or have diplomatic relations with it.

Among Arab nations, only Egypt and Jordan host diplomatic Israeli missions.

This is a rather interesting foot in the door the government of Israel has taken advantage of to get some political influence into another 'hostile' regional neighbor so to speak. I would at least like to praise Israel for taking climate change seriously and offering delegates and specialists the opportunity to work collaboratively within a globally represented committee to tackle a growing global concern to all members of Earth.

However given this governments alleged notorious deceitful behavior even to its own allies utilizing agents of the state, I would speculate they would not waste any opportunity to send in intelligence assets as 'support personnel' or assistants. Pure speculation on my part of course. Maybe here Israel and the Arab world can find some common ground and discover a newfound mutual respect?? Time will tell.

Also this

A spokeswoman for the UAE Foreign Ministry has issued a formal response to Israel joining the UN's International Renewable Energy Agency, or IRENA, which is based in Abu Dhabi. "The move does not represent a change in the UAE's diplomatic stance towards Israel. It is an independent agency."

The spokeswoman added that, "The mission's is tasked with and limited to maintaining ties within the organization. The objectives of the mission have no bearing on the host country and its diplomatic relations."

Irena Press Release
Israel to open representative office in Abu Dhabi
Foreign Ministry confirms Israel to work in Abu Dhabi to find source of renewable energy, despite longstanding official enmity. (with video)
Foreign Ministry director visits United Arab Emirates' capital to finalize opening of mission
Israeli flag flies in Abu Dhabi for the first time (2009)
Man I had to dig hard to find it on Fox

So yea man thats what it is. Maybe good things will come? An American can hope right??


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