The message from King Mohammed VI to Naftali Bennett was sent when Hamas leader Ismail Haniye visited Morocco for a meeting.
When Hamas political leader Ismail Haniye visited the country to discuss the cause of Palestine, the new Israeli leader received a “warm greeting” in a letter from the King of Morocco.
A message from King Mohammed VI congratulated Naftali Bennett as Israel’s first new leader in 12 years, after he pieced together this week to overthrow long-serving leader Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition government.
Morocco will “continue to work hard to promote peace, justice and coexistence in the Middle East, which will ensure the safety, stability and brotherhood of all neighboring and coexisting people,” the king’s letter said.
The letter said: “Warm greetings and best wishes, I wish you success,” Cited Released by the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday.
Morocco has the largest Jewish community in North Africa of approximately 3,000 people, while Israel is home to 700,000 Moroccan Jews.
It became the fourth Arab country with the United Arab Emirates last year, SudanAnd Bahrain, under the mediation of the United States, normalized relations with Israel.
The Palestinians condemned these agreements, saying they betrayed Israel’s long-standing position to satisfy its nation-building requirements before normalization.
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Meanwhile, Haniye met with Moroccan Prime Minister Saad Edin El Osmani and officials of the ruling Justice and Development Party (PJD) on Wednesday.
Haniyeh thanked El Othmani for his invitation to Morocco. “I hope this visit will lead to the expected and expected results of the brother country Morocco,” Haniye said.
El Othmani said in a statement: “The delegation will discuss with the leaders of the Justice and Development Party on the latest developments in the Palestinian cause and how to support it.”
After Israel launched an 11-day attack on the Gaza Strip on May 10, Haniye is making his first official visit to Rabat.
The Israeli attack on Gaza killed at least 256 people, including dozens of women and children, and left a series of traces of destruction. Health centers, media offices, and schools are among the target structures.
King Mohammed VI once stated that negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians are the only way to reach a final, lasting and comprehensive settlement of the conflict.
Before the establishment of Israel in 1948, Morocco was home to a large number of Jews, many of their ancestors immigrating to North Africa from Spain and Portugal during the Spanish Inquisition.
After Israel and the Palestinians reached a temporary peace agreement, Israel and Morocco established low-level diplomatic relations in the 1990s, but these relations were interrupted after the outbreak of the second Palestinian uprising in 2000.
However, this informal connection has continued ever since, and an estimated 50,000 Israelis travel to Morocco each year to learn about the Jewish community and trace their family history.