There have been 128 Israeli passengers on the aircraft that made an emergency touchdown in Saudi Arabia, Picture: File
Tel Aviv: Saudi Arabia allowed an Israeli-bound passenger aircraft to make an emergency touchdown, for which Netanyahu thanked the royal household.
Based on the World Information Company, for the primary time in historical past, a aircraft to Israel has landed in Saudi Arabia. There have been 128 Israeli passengers on this aircraft.
The aircraft touring from the East African nation of Seychelles to the Israeli capital of Tel Aviv needed to make an emergency touchdown in Saudi Arabia as a consequence of a technical drawback.
On the request for an emergency touchdown, Saudi Arabia not solely allowed the aircraft to Israel to make an emergency touchdown, but additionally allowed 128 Israeli passengers to remain in a resort in Jeddah.
Israeli passengers and flight crew praised the hospitality of Saudi Arabia. The plane was repaired and reached its vacation spot carrying passengers.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu thanked Saudi Arabia and mentioned that he values the protection of passengers and their heat welcome.
It must be remembered that Saudi Arabia has not but acknowledged Israel, however on this regard, negotiations between the 2 nations are ongoing below American mediation and it’s hoped that each will acknowledge one another in a number of months.
Earlier, many Arab nations, together with the United Arab Emirates, have restored diplomatic and commerce relations by recognizing Israel, however Saudi Arabia made the restoration of relations conditional on a two-state resolution for Palestine.