Last week, Israel was visited by the delegation from Saudi Arabia led by Saudi General (retired) Anwar Eshki, who previously held senior positions in the army and in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Kingdom, and at the moment the guiding of the middle East centre for strategic and legal studies.
According to the newspaper «Haaretz», the delegation included representatives of the academic and business community.
During the visit, the delegation met in Jerusalem with the Director General of the Israeli foreign Ministry Dori Gold, a coordinator of the activities of the IDF in Judea and Samaria, major General Yoav Mordechai, as well as with a group of Knesset members from the opposition.
The purpose of the delegation’s promotion of the Arab peace initiative. At the same time, as the columnist «Haaretz» Barak Ravid, although the delegation had no official status, it is obvious that such a visit could not take place without the sanction of the authorities of Saudi Arabia.
It should be noted that Dori gold met with General Anwar Aseki in the summer of 2015 in the United States.
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