RABAT, 23 December 2020 – An Israeli plane has completed the first direct commercial flight between Tel Aviv, Israel and Rabat, Morocco.

The flight comes on the heels of the deal reached with President Donald Trump.

Photo The Middle East Eye

Under the deal, the United States recognizes the sovereignty of Morocco over the disputed Western Sahara and Morocco agrees to recognize Israel.

The commercial flight was emblazoned with the word “peace” in three languages: Arabic, English and Hebrew.

Anthem Ceremony at Airport – Photo The Times of Israel

The plane is ferrying a high-level Israeli delegation to discuss additional ways of upgrading diplomatic relations between the two countries.

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