Morocco joined the Abraham Accords in December 2020, reestablishing diplomatic relations with Israel.
Two Israeli airlines, El Al and Israir, launched their historic first flights to Marrakesh, Morocco today in celebratory fashion.
The first direct flight between Israel 🇮🇱 and Morocco 🇲🇦 departing from Ben Gurion Airport to Marrakech Airport ✈️ Today at 11:05 am— chantal ~ شونتال (@moroccanjewish) July 25, 2021
This is how EL AL passengers are received at Ben Gurion Airport before boarding the plane
An exciting day for us 🤩 thanks god 🖐🏻🧿 الحمدالله pic.twitter.com/KwzRkt8sgg
Last week, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid confirmed reports that he will visit Morocco next month in order to open a diplomatic mission in Rabat.
He wrote on Twitter: "The visit will take place after open direct flights to Morocco at the end of the month. This is a historic event. I want to thank the king of Morocco, Mohammed VI, for his leadership in promoting the visit and the renewal of relations."
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