Deal to normalise Israel-Bahrain ties: Iran describes it ‘shameful act’

Tehran: Iran on Sat. condemned the announcement of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bahrain & Israel describing it as “shameful act”.

“The Iranian Foreign Ministry firmly condemns the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bahrain & the Zionist regime & discusses it a shameful act that sacrifices the cause of Palestine & multiple decades of struggle & suffering of the Palestinian citizens for the sake of the US elections,” Iranian Foreign Ministry has been quoted as informing by Sputnik.

Tehran threatens Israel

As per the Sputnik record, Tehran also alerted Israel over attempts to escalate tensions within the Persian Gulf & stated Bahrain would be amongst the nations accountable for such destabilising acts.

On Fri., Bahrain & Israel accepted to establish diplomatic relations.

The move comes after past month, United Arab Emirates (UAE) & Israel accepted to normalise relations. The 1st 2 Arab nations to recognize Israel have been Egypt in 1979 & Jordan in 1994.

Joint announcement

A joint announcement of the US, UAE & Israel had stated, “President Donald J Trump, PM Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel & Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi & Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates spoke today (Thu.) & accepted to the complete normalisation of relations between Israel & the UAE.”

The UAE is creating a error by moving closer to Israel, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had stated quoting to the announcement of normalisation of ties between the 2 nations.