Gantz wishes Bahraini military chief a happy holiday

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

Defense Minister Gantz speaks with the chief of the Bahraini military to wish him and the Gulf nation’s citizens a happy Eid al-Adha.

“It was a pleasure speaking with BDF Commander-in-Chief HE Field Marshal Sh. Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa. I wished him and the people of Bahrain Eid al-Adha Mubarak,” Gantz says on Twitter.

“I conveyed my humble blessings to His Majesty the King, as well as my appreciation for his vision and leadership,” he says.

“I also took the opportunity to emphasize the growing defense, economic and civilian ties between our countries. Our partnership is critical to ensuring peace and stability in the Middle East region,” Gantz adds.

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