This video shows the Saudi and Bahraini foreign ministers silently dodging Arab reporters after leaving a summit that publicly brought together senior officials from these two Gulf states and an Israeli Prime Minister for the first time ever.
Many are seeing this meeting as another major step by certain Arab and Israeli leaders to achieve a normalisation of ties between each other, in what they say is a strategy to confront the growing danger posed to them by Iran in the region.
The two-day US-organised Warsaw conference on “peace and security” in the Middle East was held in the Polish capital between 13-14 February.
Source: Various channels (YouTube)
Date: 14 February, 2019
Reporter 1: Honourable minister, did you (actually) meet with the Israeli Prime Minister?
Reporter 2: No comment? So is the answer yes? Does your silence mean yes honourable minister?
Reporter 1: Were you involved in a bilateral meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister?
Reporter 2: So today is there no longer any Arab embarrassment in meeting Netanyahu?
Reporter 1: …in the same hall, on the same dinner table, and ‘sharing the same bread’ as it (was) said?…
Reporter 3: Sheikh Khalid, you said you were going to speak against Iran?