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Morocco-Israel relationship is a huge beneficiary of new peace era – analysis

Israel’s Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi visited Morocco this week in a historic step that cements the renewal of ties between Morocco and Israel in December 2020. This relationship could end up being one of the main fruits of the Abraham Accords.

In many ways, the Morocco-Israel story is one that sometimes appears to come second to reports of Israel and Saudi Arabia sharing interests; or the new ties with the Gulf. Kohavi’s visit to Morocco began Monday and will continue for three days.

It marks the first time that Israel’s top military officer has visited the country.

The reason that the Morocco-Israel relationship gets less coverage and focus, despite it being a very warm relationship that also has deep historic roots; is partly due to the fact that Morocco is seen as being on the periphery of the Middle East and Islamic world.

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