TEHRAN, Dec 17_The United Arab Emirates has given permission to an Israeli delegation of senior officials to take part in an international conference, as the Persian Gulf littoral state is warming diplomatic relations with the Tel Aviv regime after years of clandestine ties.
TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)_TThe Palestine Information Center reported that Israeli delegates, headed by deputy attorney general Dina Zilber, arrived in the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi on Monday to participate in the eighth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, which kicked off on December 16 and will run through December 20.
The report added that the Israeli delegation comprises of high-ranking officials from the public prosecution, criminal investigation and the so-called justice ministry.
The development came only a day after it was reported that Israeli authorities are hoping to reach out to Arab peoples through participation in the Expo 2020 Dubai, which the biggest and most luxurious city of the UAE is going to host for 173 days.
“To us, the added value is in the Arab and Muslim visitor,” said Elazar Cohen, the Israeli foreign ministry's point man for the expo, which is organized by the Paris-based Bureau International des Expositions (BIE).