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Khan married the British socialite Jemima Goldsmith in Goldsmith is not Jewish, but has ethnic Jewish roots and recounts being “made. Israel-NATO relations. Aharon Leshno-Yaar (Courtesy / Foreign Ministry). September 18, , am. Envoy said to ask to be introduced as ' Representative. Ties with the military alliance have become tighter thanks to the reconciliation between Israel and Turkey and NATO's thirst for terror-fighting.
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Military ties[ edit ] Britain's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills revealed in that Israel had exported military technology to Pakistan. InIsrael sought to purchase from Britain equipment that would then be exported to Pakistan. These included electronic warfare systems and aircraft parts.
The Israeli and Pakistani teams, with their pairing of an Israeli and a Pakistani, made headline news. But Jinnah did not give any particular response to Israel.
InPhilippine Airlines became the only carrier to establish a direct air link between Karachi and Lod Tel Aviv as a sector on their Manila—London service,  however it is not known whether they had traffic rights between the two, allowing passengers and cargo to be flown on the route. Initial contact between the ambassador high commissioner of Pakistan in London and representatives of Israel and Jewish organizations was made in earlyto open legations in Karachi, or at least to conduct trade openly.
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During the operation Israel and Pakistan also had high-level dealings through their intelligence agencies, which included military dealings. Bhutto is said to have had a secret meeting in New York with a senior Israeli emissary, who flew to the U.
InPakistan via ISI, passed intelligence about the Gulf States and the nuclear ambitions of Iran and Libya, whose programs Pakistani scientists had helped to build. According to the cable, "He had been in direct touch with the Israelis on possible threats against Israeli targets in India. InDuring an official visit to India, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed suggestions that his country's partnership with India is a threat to Pakistansaying, "We Israel are not enemies of Pakistan and Pakistan should not be our enemy either.
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There was further talk this could have been the first visit to Pakistan by Benjamin Netanyahu. Khan married the British socialite Jemima Goldsmith in when she was 20 and he was He has distanced himself from his Western past.
He is critical of Israel but less so than many other leaders in the Muslim world. Khan winks abroad to both the Muslim world and the West.
Yet in a tweet Khan, in an apparent repudiation of antisemitism present in some parts of Pakistani society and perhaps with a nod to the West, showed empathy for Jewish suffering. While he has not directly commented on Israel, Pakistan has a history of semi-secret relations with the country despite an official boycott of the Jewish state and local derision of a supposed Zionist-Hindu conspiracy. And inIsrael was rumored to have exported military technology to Pakistan.
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Given his own Islamic-nationalist rhetoric, I do not see Imran Khan as the man who would reach out to Israel on behalf of Pakistan. But miracles can always happen.
If it happens, I doubt Khan will be the one to make that push. The Israelis, however, appear open to establishing firmer relations.