The United Arab Emirates and Israel have finalized a deal to normalize relationships. The agreement is to suspend the controversial plans to annex segments of the occupied West Bank.
The United States President Donald Trump helped to break the ice wall and accomplish this ‘historic deal.’ On this, Mr. Trump said that the countries called the accord “historic” and a beginning towards peace.
Soon after the deal, the US embassy official website uploaded the lengthy joint statement between the US, Israel, and UAE. The agreement is for “full normalization of relations.”
The statement begins as- “President Donald J. Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates spoke today and agreed to the full normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.” Source: US Embassy.
It continues- “This historic diplomatic breakthrough will advance peace in the Middle East region and is a testament to the bold diplomacy and vision of the three leaders and the courage of the United Arab Emirates and Israel to chart a new path that will unlock the great potential in the region. All three countries face many common challenges and will mutually benefit from today’s historic achievement.” Source: US Embassy.
The statement concludes on- “Prime Minister Netanyahu and Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan express their deep appreciation to President Trump for his dedication to peace in the region and to the pragmatic and unique approach he has taken to achieve it.” US Embassy.
While in the Oval Office, Mr. Trump told the reporters- “Now that the ice has been broken, I expect more Arab and Muslim countries will follow the United Arab Emirates,” Source: BBC.
He continued and revealed that there would be an official signing ceremony at the White House in upcoming weeks.
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