President Donald Trump announced Friday that the Kingdom of Bahrain will normalize relations with Israel.
Trump tweeted out the Joint Statement of the United States, the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the State of Israel, which said the leaders, “spoke today and agreed to the establishment of full diplomatic relations between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain.”
Joint Statement of the United States, the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the State of Israel pic.twitter.com/xMquRkGtpM
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 11, 2020
“This is a historic breakthrough to further peace in the Middle East,” the statement reads, “Opening direct dialogue and ties between these two dynamic societies and advanced economies will continue the positive transformation of the Middle East and increase stability, security, and prosperity in the region.”
The United States expressed the countries’ desire to also “achieve a just, comprehensive, and enduring resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”
Trump said “next week at the White House we’ll be having a signing between the UAE and Israel, and we could have another country added into that,” at a press conference Thursday, The Times Of Israel reported. “And I will tell you that countries are lining up that want