The US is ready to assist in the normalization of ties between Bahrain and Israel if needed.
Ashkenazi said that he appreciates Oman’s commitment to peace and stability in the Middle East.
Both Bahrain and Oman praised the UAE-Israel accord, although neither have commented on their own prospects for normalized relations.
Between December 2018 and December 2019 the ADL monitored state-run book fairs across the Arab world, and found a number of egregiously antisemitic books.
Oman is important for regional security and for discussions with Iran because it frequently hosts Iranian diplomats.
The waterway between Iran and Oman - 33 km (21 miles) wide at its narrowest point - is the conduit for some 30% of all crude and other oil liquids traded by sea.
In 2013, the Sultan of Oman offered to open up a secret back channel with Iran, but the prime minister decided against it.
It was no surprise when King Salman stressed the need for a political resolution to the conflict several months ago.
The relationship between Prime Minister Abe and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was “very close. It’s getting even closer and closer."
His cousin, Oman's new ruler Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said, promises peaceful coexistence.