UAE, Bahrain signs normalisation Accord with Israel

Four leaders after signing the accords
Four leaders after signing the accords

Today will be marked as a historic day in the history of Israel along with UAE and Bahrain. The leaders of these countries have signed a normalisation accord with Israel.

In an event overseen by President Donald Trump, the Emirati foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Bahrain’s foreign minister Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayan signed the accords with the prime minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu. The agreements were signed in three languages: English, Arabic and Hebrew.

UAE, Bahrain becomes the third and fourth Arab states to take such steps to normalise ties since Israel signed peace treaties with Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994. The signing of the deals, called the Abraham Accords, capped a dramatic sequence of events when the UAE and Bahrain agreed to reverse decades of ill will towards Israel. US President Donald Trump also said that “We’ll have more to follow” to forge their own accords with Israel, non of the county name was mentioned by the president.

Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain will establish embassies, exchange ambassadors, and begin to work together as partners. Trump mentioned these countries as “They are Friends”. The Abraham Accord also enables the Muslims to visit their holy mosque Al-Aqsa Mosque at Jerusalem. Al-Aqsa Mosque is the third holiest site in Islam. These countries will also collaborate and work together on a broad range of sectors from tourism to trade and health care to security.

The collaboration of these countries is expected to bring more peace in the world, also many more nations are expected to join their hands with Israel.