Exclusive: Indonesian senior official on secret visit to Israel
Israel maintains no diplomatic relations with world's most populous country
A senior official from Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, is currently on a secret visit to Israel, a source revealed to i24NEWS.
Diplomatic relations between Israel and Indonesia are non-existent.
At the beginning of 2022, a high-ranking Israeli Foreign Ministry official confirmed during a briefing that Israel and Indonesia were working behind the scenes toward normalizing relations, with the United States acting as a mediator.
Last August, an Israeli delegation of investors, technology, and trade specialists visited Indonesia. The volume of direct and indirect trade between Israel and Indonesia reaches approximately $500 million per year.