Israel establishes diplomatic relations with Bhutan: foreign ministry

By: AFP      Published: 10:25 PM, 12 Dec, 2020
Israel establishes diplomatic relations with Bhutan: foreign ministry

Israel has established diplomatic relations with the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, the Jewish state's foreign ministry announced Saturday.

"The circle of recognition of Israel is widening," Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi said in a statement. "The establishment of relations with the Kingdom of Bhutan will constitute a new stage in the deepening of Israel's relations in Asia."