Rabbi Mark Schneier, special advisor to Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman al-Khalifa, said Friday that the Persian Gulf kingdom could normalize its relations with Israel by the end of the year.
In his interview for Israeli Kan public broadcaster following the announcement of the upcoming UAE-Israeli normalization, he said that he expected “one or two” other Gulf states to follow suit by 2021.
“I think Bahrain will be next,” he said.
On Friday, Bahrain’s ruler met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to congratulate him on the peace deal with the Jewish state.
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