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‘Historic’: Baby Born in Gulf Country Gets Israeli Passport; ‘I am a Zionist,’ Mother Says

The Israeli Embassy in Abu Dhabi yesterday on Thursday issued the first passport to an Israeli baby born in the United Arab Emirates, Hebrew-language Ynet News reported.

Handing the passport to the parents, Israel’s ambassador to the UAE Amir Hayek said it was an “exciting moment” for him.

Named, Mateo David, the baby was born on May 13, 2022, to Daniel Talvi, a Haifa-born Israeli citizen, and her Belgian husband Mitz Bekovens, who works at the Al-Jazeera soccer club and serves as an international player agent, according to Ynet.

Talvi said the issuing of the passport marks a “historic moment in the relations between the countries.”

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Rhoda Wright 09:49 20.11.2022
Wonderful News ! God Bless 😇
Phillip Avalos 07:37 20.11.2022
Awesome 👏