Israeli media: Herzog plane crossed Saudi airspace before landing in UAE
Israeli media are talking about the plane landing of the Israeli occupation president, Isaac Herzog, in Abu Dhabi, and confirms that it crossed the Saudi airspace on its way.
Israeli media announced today, that the occupation president, Isaac Herzog, arrived in Abu Dhabi as part of a presidential visit to the UAE where he was received by the Minister of International Cooperation, Abdullah bin Zayed.
The media reports indicated that "the plane crossed Saudi airspace before arriving in the UAE."
"During Herzog's flight to the United Arab Emirates, the captain of the plane addressed the passengers and said, "We are now directly over the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We will make history in a short period of time. We will cross over the capital," Israeli media reported.
Herzog stayed in the cockpit, watched the crossing over the country (Saudi Arabia), and said: "No doubt, it's really a very exciting moment."
The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a tweet saying: "Isaac Herzog and his wife just arrived in Abu Dhabi for their first official visit to the UAE, where he was received by the UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed."
Israeli media viewed the visit as "another station in strengthening relations between "Israel" and the UAE, and Herzog expressed his happiness for the warm welcome," adding that it "represents a message of support for the UAE in its war against Yemen."
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The Israeli Maariv newspaper said that the Emiratis "want to receive more than moral support," and talked about "the Israeli role in supporting the UAE in light of the United States' abandonment of it and its insistence on reaching an agreement with Iran after it gave up many of its conditions during the Vienna talks."
Moreover, the Emirati ambassador to the Israeli occupation, Muhammad Al Khaja, had announced that his country “will receive Israeli President Isaac Herzog, on Sunday, for an official visit that was previously scheduled for January 9 and was postponed due to COVID-19 conditions.”