HISTORIC: Israel and the UAE reach peace agreement and normalise relations

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Israel and the United Arab Emirates have reached a US-brokered agreement to normalize relations, a joint statement said on Thursday.

Under the deal, Israel has agreed to suspend its attempts to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, senior White House officials told Reuters.

Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and the de facto ruler of the UAE, tweeted: “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,” he added.

In a joint statement, Israel, the UAE, and the US said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mohammed bin Zayed, and US President Donald Trump had “agreed to the full normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.”

“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,” the statement said.

Netanyahu described it as “a historic day” and announced he would make a televised statement at 8pm Jerusalem time.

The UAE becomes the third Arab country to reach a peace agreement with Israel, after Jordan and Egypt in 1994 and 1979 respectively. The pact is called the Abraham Agreement.

Israeli and Emirati delegations are set to meet in upcoming days to sign bilateral agreements regarding investment, tourism, direct flights, security, telecommunications, and other issues, the statement said.

The two countries are also set to exchange ambassadors and embassies.

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  • پاکستان کو کیا ضرورت ہے اسرائیل سے خواہ مخواہ کی دُشمنی کی، یہ عربی تو دوستیاں کریں اور بدنام پاکستان ہو ،

    • تمہیں کیا ضرورت عربوں کی چمچہ گیری کرنے کی۔ تھوڑی سی آواز اٹھاو تو تیل بند کر دیتے ہیں۔ او کیا ضرورت کمنٹ کرنے کی۔ بلا وجہ برے بنو گے

  • ہر کوئی مطلب کا یار ہیہ موجودہ عرب حکمران بیغیرتی کے انتہا پر ہیں،
    پیسہ ان کے لیے سب کچھ ہے

  • Hamare (Nabi-pak S.A.W.W) ne farmaya bhi hy aur sab jantee hy, yahudee kabhi bi musalmno ke dost nai ban skte.

  • کیا نارووال کا دلال اس پر بھی عربی میں ٹوئٹ کرے گا؟

    • بھائی، عربي لسان اور عربي لوگوں میں فرق ہے- عربي لسان قرآن وحديث کی لسان ہے-

      ???اللغة العربية جميلة???

  • That’s call jahil Arab now giving wy to make greater Israel. Bloody slaves of Israel.

  • There is nothing wrong in doing this but equally Pakistan has to be aware of the fact that Israel also needs more supporters and less bashers so whenever you’ll speak against any of Israeli atrocities,you’ll have to face the music in one form or the other.
    For Pakistan it also means weakening its case against Indian aggression

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