The Ministry of the UAE has warned against interference by Israel in the "political equilibria" in the Persian Gulf. The government of the Emirates "and other connected governments" would have to bear the responsibility for all the consequences of this action, the statement said the Iranian foreign Ministry. In the TV report, Iran stated that the establishment of relations between Israel and the UAE show the "strategic stupidity" of both States. The step will strengthen the "axis of resistance" in the Region.
the Turkish Ministry of foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has, because of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Israel is sharply criticized. With the agreement, the UAE would have betrayed the interests of the Palestinians, it said in a communication to the Ministry on Friday.
Israel and the UAE had announced on Thursday the establishment of diplomatic relations. These include agreements on direct flights and phone calls, cooperation in numerous sectors, such as security, energy and tourism and the Embassy of the Emirates in Israel. According to America's President, Donald Trump the agreement to be signed in about three weeks in the White house. It should be agreed that Israel renounces the annexation of areas in the occupied West Bank.
Netanyahu: annexation is not off the table
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the stop the annexation plans, however, only temporarily. The annexation plans are not off the table. "I would never give up our rights to our country," Netanyahu continued. Also, the American Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, said the annexations would only "set back, until we give peace every possible Chance."
the representative of the Palestinians protested sharply against the step, and spoke of betrayal. After an emergency meeting on Thursday evening in Ramallah, the office of the President, Mahmoud Abbas, announced that they reject the "sudden notice" of both countries and condemned them. It was a blow to the Saudi peace initiative and the declarations of the Arab League, as well as an aggressive approach against the Palestinian people. Foreign Minister Riad Malki said that it had dismissed the Palestinian Ambassador in the Emirates. The radical Islamic Hamas in the Gaza strip was against the agreement. Hamas spokesman Hasem Kasem accused the Emirates to reward Israel for its "occupation policy and crimes".Updated Date: 14 August 2020, 05:19