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No Direct Flights between Israel and Maldives: Government

Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation has declared talks of direct flights between Maldives and Israel were false.
The ministry today released a statement, revealing there have been no discussions related to travel between the two states. They added that no airlines are authorized to carry out such operations, and no such agreement has been signed.
The Maldivian government has no plans of permitting any proposals involving the matter. The statement was made following public outcry due to an announcement in an Israeli newspaper introducing the flights.
Attempts to establish travel between Maldives and Israel by former President Nasheed's administration were abandoned due to public outcry.