On Thursday, Israel and the United Arab Emirates achieved a historic peace deal that will conduct to full normalization of diplomatic relations between the two Middle Eastern nations in an agreement that the President of US Donald Trump helped to negotiate.
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed affirmed on Twitter that according to the agreement, Israel agreed to suspend applying sovereignty to areas of the West Bank that it has been discussing annexing.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed said in a tweet: During a call with President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu, an agreement was reached to stop further Israeli annexation of Palestinian territories. The UAE and Israel also agreed to cooperate and setting a roadmap towards establishing a bilateral relationship. Furthermore, the White House officials reported that the peace deal was the result of long discussions between Israel, the UAE, and the United States that accelerated recently.
In a joint statement from all three countries: 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.
According to the joint statement released, delegations from Israel and the United Arab Emirates will join in the coming weeks to sign bilateral agreements regarding investment, tourism, direct flights, security, telecommunications, technology, energy, healthcare, culture, the environment, the establishment of reciprocal embassies, and other areas of mutual benefit.