After UAE and Bahrain, which Arab countries will accept Israel?
On September 15, the United Arab Emirates and Israel concluded a peace agreement with the state of Israel at the White House. The Abraham Accord marked the beginning of a new period of Middle Eastern stability.On the same day the Foreign Minister of Bahrain also signed a separate declaration of peace with Tel Aviv. After nearly eighteen months of negotiations, Israel and the UAE signed the Abraham Accord, and today the majority of Arab countries are following the leadership of the UAE in normalising relations with Israel.
Trump reiterated at the signing ceremony that the agreement would serve as the framework for a comprehensive peace in the country, emphasising that at Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa Mosque, Muslims worldwide will now pray. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced that five more countries want to develop ties with Israel, thanks to the UAE. Netanyahu stated that there were already negotiations under way. So what are the next Arab states that will accept Israel’s state?
On Thursday, outgoing US President Donald Trump declared that Morocco and the Israeli government had agreed in a tweet to create “full diplomatic relations.” Today, I signed a declaration accepting Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara.The only basis for a just and sustainable solution to attain lasting peace and stability is Morocco’s serious, practical and serious proposal for self-government! In a second post, The Donald said, adding that In 1777, Morocco recognised the United States. We should also respect their jurisdiction over Western Sahara.
Morocco has announced that as soon as possible, diplomatic relations with Israel will be restored. Washington’s decision to recognise Moroccan sovereignty over the disputed Western Sahara as a historic position was identified by the King of Morocco, Mohammed VI. According to a statement released by the Royal Court, the king said during a phone call with US President Donald Trump: “The resumption of official bilateral contacts and diplomatic relations as soon as possible” with the Jewish state.Mohammed VI expressed his gratitude to Trump for his acknowledgment of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, calling it a “historic position” and “frank and absolute support.”
Relations between Cairo and Tel Aviv are ongoing, both commercially and from the perspective of defence and security cooperation. Especially in the Sinai Peninsula’s fight against terrorism. Joint military operations against militant organisations, including Daesh and Al-Qaeda, are carried out by the two countries and intelligence information is also shared. The Israeli media announced yesterday that Netanyahu is planning in the coming days to make an official visit to Cairo.
The goal of the trip should be to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in order to further improve the ties between the two countries where the peace agreement exists, in anticipation of Joe Biden’s arrival at the White House and also the Iran dossier.The last visit to Egypt by Netanyahu took place in 2001, when he visited Sisi as part of the UN General Assembly in 2017. December 23 may be the date of Netanyahu’s arrival in Cairo. The day on which the time for approval of the 2020 budget set by the legislation expires.
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister spoke yesterday of an imminent turning point in the Gulf crisis.” US President Jared Kushner’s advisor and son-in-law reported on Thursday that it is a matter of time to normalise relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel.