Shalom, Salaam and Welcome - UAE Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba

(Ynet News) Welcome to the neighborhood. Last week, the United Arab Emirates and Israel announced an agreement to normalize relations. It is an important win for diplomacy and for people of the region. Near-term plans include talks on air travel, telecommunications and shipping; collaboration on health, water and food security, climate change, technology and energy; cultural and educational exchanges; and ministerial-level visits. An exchange of ambassadors and diplomatic missions will follow. The intractable Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the many others in our neighborhood will not be solved in a moment. But it will never be solved by endless violence or going down the same dead-end paths.

2020-08-24 00:00:00

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