SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE BAHRAIN MIRROR – The IsraelValley website reported from the Tribune Juive newspaper “Speaking about economic and security relations with Bahrain, an Israeli Minister said that a group of Bahraini anti-riot forces is being trained in Tel Aviv.”
Tzachi Hanegbi, Israeli Minister of Regional Cooperation, stressed “Bahrain is one of the Arab countries which have close economic and security relations with Israel,” adding that “Bahraini riot commanders are being trained in Tel Aviv.”
Hanegbi, who has close ties with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stated that this training is part of private course.
“Israel is seeking to expand relations with the Arab countries” he added, indicating that “the Bahraini authorities have good relations with us.”
Tzachi Hanegbi pointed out that “Israeli economic groups visited Bahrain last month with the American and European passports. They had discussed different topics with Bahraini officials and businessmen.”