- UAE cupboard okays opening embassy in Tel Aviv
- UAE and Israel had normalised relations in August in a deal brokered by then US president Donald Trump
- Pakistan has apprised UAE of its place that Islamabad won’t recognise Tel Aviv till the Palestine concern is resolved
DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates cupboard on Sunday authorised the institution of an embassy within the metropolis of Tel Aviv in Israel, state media stated.
The UAE and Israel agreed to normalise relations in August, a deal solid largely over shared fears of Iran.
Trump pronounces ‘historic peace settlement’ between Israel, UAE
Israel had signed peace agreements with Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994. However the UAE, together with most different Arab nations, didn’t recognise Israel and had no formal diplomatic or financial relations with it till final 12 months.
A joint assertion issued by the US, Israel and the Emirates stated Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed had “agreed to the full normalisation of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates”.
“This historic diplomatic breakthrough will advance peace in the Middle East region and is a testament to the bold diplomacy and vision of the three leaders and the courage of the United Arab Emirates and Israel to chart a new path that will unlock the great potential in the region,” the assertion stated.
Since then Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco have all agreed to ascertain ties with Israel in offers brokered in 2020 by the administration of former US President Donald Trump.
Israel’s authorities regards Jerusalem as its capital, though that isn’t recognised by a lot of the worldwide group. Palestinians declare East Jerusalem because the capital of a future Palestinian state. Most nations have their embassies in Tel Aviv.
No additional particulars in regards to the embassy got in UAE media.
Pakistan’s stance on ties with Israel
In December, following Minister for International Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s go to to the UAE, he stated the Emirati management apprised him of their place throughout his go to.
He stated he in flip apprised the Emirati management of Pakistan’s place on Israel and pressured that Islamabad won’t recognise Tel Aviv till the Palestine concern is resolved.
Qureshi denied any strain on Pakistan to recognise Israel .