Report: Israeli Envoy Meets Sudanese Officials

Jerusalem, MINA – A senior Israeli diplomat has reportedly met with Sudanese officials in a secret meeting held in Istanbul.

Israeli media Channel 10 reported on Tuesday that the meeting was part of efforts to renew relations between the two countries and even establish full diplomatic relations, the Times of Israel reported.

Media reported that the meeting took place around a year ago between the Israeli Foreign Ministry’s Special Envoy and a senior representative team from Sudan, including intelligence chief Mohamed Atta.

According to sources familiar with the meeting, the two sides discussed warming relations between countries and the possibility of Israeli assistance to Sudan in the fields of medicine, agriculture and the economy.

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The meeting, Channel 10 said, was part of Israel’s efforts to establish diplomatic relations with the number of Central African countries and was known by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (T/Sj/RS5)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)