Surprise in the Middle East: Israel and United Arab Emirates want to establish diplomatic relations

In a historic step, have reached an agreement, Israel and the United Arab Emirates surprising for a peace agreement. The two Nations intend to normalize their r

Surprise in the Middle East: Israel and United Arab Emirates want to establish diplomatic relations

In a historic step, have reached an agreement, Israel and the United Arab Emirates surprising for a peace agreement. The two Nations intend to normalize their relations completely, as it was called in on Thursday by President Donald Trump issued a statement of the three countries. In return, Israel will suspend its controversial annexation plans in the occupied West Bank. In the message it is said that this "historic diplomatic breakthrough," will bring the peace process in the Middle East.

Trump, the establishment of diplomatic relations in the coming weeks, will be fixed in the White house in Washington in writing. The crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Muhammad bin Said Al Nahjan, confirmed Trumps information. Israel's head of state, Benjamin Netanyahu, wrote on Twitter of a "historic day".

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The UAE is a close ally of America. They were so far officially no diplomatic ties to Israel, established according to Reports, but secretly contacts. A high-ranking Diplomat of the Emirates, had warned that Israel could damage the proposed annexation of areas in the occupied West Bank, the Chance for a normalization of relations between Israel and Arab States.

Israel already has, for decades, diplomatic relations with its neighbors Jordan and Egypt, whose population is majority Muslim faith.

the message of The three States, Israel, will focus after the exposure of his annexation plans now to his relations with the Muslim world. Delegations from Israel and the Emirates, will meet, therefore, in the coming weeks, with bilateral agreements in areas such as tourism, security, technology, energy and health to sign.

in the words of Israeli foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, the normalization of the relations of Israel to the Emirates more similar contracts allow. He wrote on Twitter that it was in agreement with the Gulf state an "important message". He also praised that Israel's unilateral annexation will not plans first. The middle East Plan Trumps had to be advised in consultation with the other countries in the Region.

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defense Minister Benny Gantz wrote on Twitter that it was "important and significant" agreements. He wrote further: "I call on other Arab States, relations with Israel with further peace agreements forward."

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 15:19

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