The normalization of connections between the UAE and Israel is a HUGE breakthrough Trump tweeted, calling it a Historic Peace Agreement between our two GREAT friends.
US President Donald Trump, in an ambush announcement, said Thursday that Israel and the United Arab Emirates had attained a peace agreement.
The normalization of relations tween the UAE and Israel is a big breakthrough Trump tweeted, calling it a Historic Peace Agreement between our two GREAT allies.
Speaking to journalists later, Trump suggested that more diplomatic breakthroughs between Israel and its Muslim neighbors in the region were foreseen.
Things are going on that I can’t talk about, he said.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo depicted it as a historic day and a significant step forward for peace in the Middle East.
The United States hopes that this courageous step will be the first in an s, series of agreements that ceases 72 years of resentments in the region, Pompeo said.
In a joint statement, Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan said they had spoken on Thursday and approved to the full normalcy of associations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
Israeli and UAE committees will convene in the next weeks to sign bilateral agreements. These agreements will be regarding investment, tourism, direct flights, security, and the establishment of reciprocal embassies, they asserted.
At the request of President Trump with the aid of the United Arab Emirates, Israel will suspend proclaiming sovereignty over areas sketched in the President’s Vision for Peace and focus its efforts now on expanding ties with other countries in the Arab and Muslim nation, the statement said.
The United States, Israel and the United Arab Emirates are hopeful that additional diplomatic breakthroughs with other nations are possible, and will work together to achieve this objective, it added.