Israel–Oman relations

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Israel–Oman relations
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Israel and Oman do not have official diplomatic relations.

In 1994, then-prime minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin visited Oman, where he was greeted by Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said al Said in Muscat. Among other things, the two sides discussed on issues such as sharing water and how to improve water supplies. In 1995, few days after Rabin was assassinated, then-acting prime minister Shimon Peres hosted Omani foreign minister Yusuf Ibn Alawi in Jerusalem.

In January 1996, Israel and Oman signed an agreement on the reciprocal opening of trade representative offices.

The official relations were stopped with the outburst of the Second Intifada in October 2000.[1] Still, in 2008, Oman's Foreign Affairs Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah and the Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni during their visit to Qatar.