UAE Cabinet Approves Opening of Embassy in Tel Aviv

Israel and the United Arab Emirates signed a normalization agreement in September, prompting tens of thousands of Israeli tourists to visit the kingdom

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Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. President Donald Trump and UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed participate in the signing of the Abraham Accords, at the White House in Washington, U.S., September 15, 2020.
Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani, Netanyahu, Trump and UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed sign the Abraham Accords at the White House, September 15, 2020.Credit: TOM BRENNER/ REUTERS
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The United Arab Emirates on Sunday approved establishing an embassy in the city of Tel Aviv in Israel, the UAE government said on its Twitter account, citing a cabinet decision.

Israel and the UAE signed a normalization agreement in Washington D.C. in September. Since then, tens of thousands of Israeli tourists have visited the UAE. 

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The agreement includes declarations of future cooperation on matters of trade, energy, aviation, tourism, health, technology, agriculture and communications, as well as a pledge to work together to find a long-term solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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