In First, Bennett Meets Bahrain's PM and India's Modi at Glasgow Climate Summit

Israel's PM praises Modi's personal role in deepening the ties between the two countries, who in turn invited Bennett to make an official trip to India

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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Bahraini Prime Minister and heir to the throne Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa at the Glasgow climate summit, on Tuesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Bahraini Prime Minister and heir to the throne Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa at the Glasgow climate summit, on Tuesday. Credit: Haim Zach\GPO
Jonathan Lis
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Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met Bahrain's Prime Minister and heir to the throne Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa on Tuesday at the Glasgow climate change summit in what marks the first-ever meeting between Israeli and Bahraini prime ministers.

Also in Glasgow, Bennett praised the role of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in deepening ties between the two nations on Tuesday, in the latest of brisk meetings with world leaders at the Glasgow climate summit.

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York this weekend.Credit: EDUARDO MUNOZ - AFP

Bennett credited Modi for "restarting the relations between India and Israel," which he described as a "deep relationship between two unique cultures."

In turn, Prime Minister Modi invited Bennett to make an official visit to India.

Bennett expressed hopes that the two countries would expand cooperation in innovation, technology, space, security, agriculture, as well as food and climate technologies.

On Monday, Bennett also met with French President Emmanuel Macron and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in Glasgow.

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