Washington(WA), September 12 : Israel & Bahrain have accepted to establish diplomatic ties, as per a joint announcement of the US, Israel & Bahrain released on Fri..
The announcement, that has been introduced by US President Donald Trump on Twitter, stated that chiefs of the US, Israel & Bahrain conducted a phone discussion previously within the day & accepted to the “establishment of complete diplomatic relations between Israel & the Kingdom of Bahrain”, Xinhua recorded.
“Opening direct dialog & ties between these 2 dynamic societies & sophisticated economies going to continue the positive transformation of the Middle East & rise stability, security, & prosperity within the area,” the announcement stated.
The relationship normalisation settlement between Israel & Bahrain had come regarding 1 mo after a similar deal between Israel & the United Arab Emirates (UAE) declared on Aug 13.
And also makes Bahrain the 4th Arab country, after Egypt, Jordan & the UAE, to establish diplomatic ties with Israel.
“Our 2 GREAT friends Israel & the Kingdom of Bahrain agree to a Peace Deal – the 2nd Arab nation to make peace with Israel in 30 days!” Trump tweeted.
The UAE & Bahrain, although, have never fought a war over Israel in biography.
The announcement also stated that Bahrain would join the normalisation settlement signing ceremony between Israel & the UAE planned on Sep 15 in the White Home.
As per the Israel-UAE deal, Israel agrees to halt its schedule to annex parts of the occupied Palestinian territories within the West Bank.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stated that the deal between the UAE & Israel “is a stab within the Palestinians’ back”.
Abbas named on all Arab nations to abide by this Arab Peace Initiative, initiated in 2002, that stipulates that the Arabs could only normalize relations with Israel after the Palestinian problem is resolved.