MANAMA — Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdul Latef Al Zayani says his country is “truly looking forward” to working with Benjamin Netanyahu and his emerging government.
Zayani notes that Netanyahu was a signatory of the Abraham Accords in 2020, and says Bahrain is eager “to further work on the successful achievements we have done together.”
The foreign minister stresses that he is convinced that Netanyahu believes in peace, and in the principles of the Abraham Accords.
Zayani does not mention Iran in his prepared remarks, and when asked, he says Manama’s policy is to pursue peace. He also says that he does not believe that the JCPOA nuclear deal will lapse.