JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An Israeli cabinet minister visited Sudan on Monday, Israel’s Walla news site stated, because the international locations focus on transferring ahead on a U.S.-brokered deal in October to normalise relations.
Israeli authorities spokespeople didn’t reply to Reuters requests for affirmation that Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen had travelled to Khartoum, the place, Walla stated, he had met senior Sudanese officers.
There was no speedy remark from Sudanese officers.
Aviation information confirmed there had been a uncommon, direct return flight from Tel Aviv to the Sudanese capital on Monday. Two individuals accustomed to the flight instructed Reuters on situation of anonymity that it had transported an Israeli delegation.
Sudan joined the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Morocco final yr in agreeing to maneuver towards regular relations with Israel. The new U.S. administration of President Joe Biden has stated it desires to construct on these offers.
Writing by Dan Williams; Editing by David Gregorio