The official Israeli position has always been that Israel desires normal relations with its neighbors. Accordingly, isn't any sort of contact between the two countries desirable? Isn't it the official Israeli position and claim, that it is the Arabs who are not interested in "normalization"? The prosecution of Israeli citizens for visiting Syria demonstrates that there is really no difference between official Israel's approach to its neighbors to that of the Arabs. It shows that Israel is just as not interested in contact with its neighbors as the Arabs governments are...
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from the article: Knesset panel: No immunity for MK who visited Syria