For the first time in history, ambassadors of Israel and the United Arab Emirates held a meeting in Arabic, the native language of both officials.
Israeli Ambassador George Deek with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on December 25, 2019. (Twitter)
UAE official Khalifa Al Mehrizi, left, with Israeli official Shimon Ben-Shoshan, right, in Nigeria. (Twitter)
In a historic meeting, the Ambassador of The State of #Israel to Nigeria, H.E. Shimon Ben-Shoshan, hosted the Charge d’Affaires of the #UAE in Nigeria, H.E. Khalifa Al Mehrizi, following the announcement on the normalization of the relations between the countries. #IsraelUAE pic.twitter.com/f97iXHo66y— Israel in Nigeria (@IsraelinNigeria) September 6, 2020
President Donald Trump, center, with from left, Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan on the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP)