As a first step, cooperation agreements were signed in the fields of tourism, health, and education and culture.

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
 
On Thursday, September 24, in New York, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Liberman and his counterpart from the Republic of Maldives signed three cooperation agreements in the fields of tourism, health, and education and culture.

Bilateral ties between the two countries have been put on hold for several years, and these agreements are considered a first step towards normalizing the relationship.