Washington, September 12
US President Donald Trump on Friday brokered one other peace deal within the Middle East with Bahrain asserting that it will normalise diplomatic ties with Israel.
The announcement by Trump after he hosted a historic name between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain got here a month after he had mediated between the United Arab Emirates and Israel to do the identical.
Leaders of the UAE and Israel are scheduled to signal an settlement on this regard on the White House subsequent week. In the spirit of peace and cooperation, Netanyahu and Al Khalifa agreed that Bahrain will absolutely normalise its diplomatic relations with Israel, Trump instructed reporters within the Oval Office of the White House.
They will alternate embassies and ambassadors, start direct flights between their international locations and launch cooperation initiatives throughout a broad vary of sectors. This is a really historic day. —Donald Trump, US President
“They will exchange embassies and ambassadors, begin direct flights between their countries and launch cooperation initiatives across a broad range of sectors, including health, business, technology, education, security, and agriculture. This is a truly historic day,” he mentioned.
Observing that there have been two peace agreements with Israel within the final 72 years, Trump mentioned this was now the second peace settlement that he had introduced within the final month. “And I am hopeful that there will be more to follow,” he mentioned, including that there is large enthusiasm on behalf of different international locations to hitch.
“And we think, ultimately, you’ll have most countries join, and you’re going to have the Palestinians in a very good position. They want to come in — they’re going to want to come in because all of their friends are in. But we have tremendous enthusiasm for coming into the deal,” he mentioned. — PTI