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  Sivan 24, 5777 , 18/06/17

Are Israel and Saudi Arabia getting closer?

Israel and Saudi Arabia are in talks to establish formal economic ties and preliminary agreements could be coming soon, the London-based Times newspaper reported on Saturday.

The newspaper said that Jerusalem and Riyadh are examining the gradual development of relations. In the first stage, the sides were looking into the possibility of allowing Israeli businesses to operate in Saudi Arabia as well as the option of allowing El Al to fly in Saudi airspace.

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