Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince has said that Israelis are entitled to live peacefully on their own land
Mohammed bin Salman speaking in an interview, however said there must be a peace agreement to assure the stability for everyone and to have normal relations in the region.
Saudi Arabia — birthplace of Islam and home to its holiest shrines — does not recognize Israel.
But the Saudi Crown Prince said there are a lot of interests that his country share with Israel and if there is peace, there would be a lot of interest between Israel and the gulf cooperation council countries.
Saudi Arabia opened its airspace for the first time to a commercial flight to Israel last month, which an Israeli official hailed as historic following two years of efforts.
In November, an Israeli cabinet member disclosed covert contacts with Saudi Arabia, a rare acknowledgment of long-rumored secret dealings which Riyadh still denies.Please subscribe to our newsletter