Trump announces diplomatic relations of UAE with Israel
With the help of the US, the United Arab Emirates has decided to establish relations with Israel. US President Donald Trump hoped that other Arab countries would also approve relations with Israel.
Washington: US President Donald Trump has announced through his Twitter handle about the establishment of diplomatic relations between the UAE and Israel. The United Arab Emirates has decided to establish full diplomatic relations with Israel.
US President Donald Trump has announced in a tweet that it is a historic event. The UAE will now be the first Gulf country to declare all forms of relations after a long period of secret relations with Israel.
HUGE breakthrough today! Historic Peace Agreement between our two GREAT friends, Israel and the United Arab Emirates!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 13, 2020
Trump also hopes that other Arab countries will approve relations with Israel. Trump has said that he hopes other Arab countries will soon recognize the agreement with Israel since relations have been established between the UAE and Israel.
President Donald Trump also said in his tweet that the UAE recognized Israel as an agreement not to integrate the West Bank and Jordan Valley. According to Reuters, the agreement has been reached with the cooperation of US President Donald Trump.
Following the agreement, Israel will suspend plans to further integrate the occupied West Bank into Israel. Hamas had already warned that Israel could persuade Arab countries to openly recognize their relationship with the Jewish state on the pretext of not removing the West Bank and Jordan Valley.
The United Arab Emirates and Israel issued a joint statement shortly after Trump’s announcement on Twitter. The statement said that the delegations of the two countries would soon visit each other for a bilateral agreement in the fields of aviation, security, communication, energy, tourism etc. It should be noted that Egypt and Jordan are among Arab countries that have diplomatic relations with Israel.