The "Israeli" War Minister, Moshe Ya'alon, used the occasion to brag about Tel Aviv's efforts to deepen the Sunni-Shiite divide, while expressing "Israel's" readiness to supply Arab monarchies in the Persian Gulf with nuclear weapons.
But he did not stop there. Ya'alon went on to confirm - as if confirmation was needed - that the "Israelis" held a number of clandestine meetings with Persian Gulf monarchs.
The director at the Institute for Gulf Affairs and expert on Saudi affairs, Ali al Ahmad, is not surprised.
"It's not a secret. I've known about this for decades; these meetings have been going on since the 90s," said al Ahmad.
It was reported in November of last year that "Israel" was planning to open a diplomatic mission in Abu Dhabi that would be officially accredited to the International Renewable Energy Agency [IRENA], which is based in the UAE capital.
The exchange that followed between the two - during which Ya'alon claimed that there was no connection between the "Israeli" occupation of Palestine and the current regional turmoil - was amusing at best.
Source: al-Ahed News
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