The historic signing ceremony was overseen by President Donald Trump, while Mr. Netanyahu was accompanied by UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Bahrain`s Foreign Minister, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayan. Israel Channel 12 is hosting a joint programme with the hosts of Dubai TV and a Bahraini network, broadcast simultaneously in Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in honour of the peace agreements. Even after the signing of the peace agreements, the specific texts of the agreements have yet to be published. Bahrain`s Foreign Minister Abdul Latif al-Zayani, however, stressed the Palestinian cause and said that a “just, comprehensive and lasting solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would be the basis” for regional peace. “What characterizes Abraham – in the Torah, the Bible and the Koran – is not that he was the first to make an alliance with God, but that he was the first to make peace agreements with others,” Says Sarna, referring to the agreement to be signed today. The agreement between the UAE and Israel mention will the two-state solution as part of reference to previous agreements, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said in a zoom briefing. “The signing of the agreement is nothing less than a national holiday,” he said. “We have a duty to bring this spirit of reconciliation to us as well,” he added. 8:18 p.M. A few dozen people are taking part in Palestinian protests against an agreement in Ramallah WASHINGTON – Israel and two Arab nations signed an agreement at the White House on Tuesday to normalize relations, a step toward a reorientation of the Middle East, but it did not focus on the future of the Palestinians.
Neither the United Arab Emirates nor Bahrain is at war with Israel, so the documents are not peace treaties in the formal sense. But until now, the two Persian Gulf states had officially considered Israel illegitimate. Hundreds of Palestinians are protesting hours before a White House signing ceremony against the pioneering Israeli standardization agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. After the signing of the peace accords, Mr Netanyahu will meet with the foreign ministers of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain as well as US President Trump for a festive lunch. Hours before the signing of the standardization agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, U.S. President Donald Trump told U.S. media that he has “no problem” selling F-35 aircraft to the UAE. 8:35 p.M. Heads of state and government sign a peace declaration ahead of a special agreement WASHINGTON – Israel and the two Gulf states of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed agreements negotiated by the United States at the White House on Tuesday. 8:15 p.M. Rocket sirens sound in cities in southern Israel during the peace signing ceremony The United States, Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have all signed the Abraham Accords – named after the three Abrahamic religions rooted in present-day Israel and the surrounding countries – that lay the foundations for diplomatic, economic and other ties between Israel and the Gulf of Persia neighbors.