Israel, UAE agree to normalize relations, with help from Trump

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Trump says the United Arab Emirates has agreed to recognize Israel. He calls it a historic breakthrough. To have had informal business and security ties for years, NPR's Michelle Kelemen reports in a statement. President Trump says the delegations from the two countries will meet in the coming weeks to sign a Siri's of bilateral agreements on everything from tourism to security and diplomatic relations and Moradi. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed describes the agreement As a road map toward establishing bilateral relations. He also points out that the agreement would stop further Israeli annexation of Palestinian territories. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had promised annexation in July, but Arab countries, including the US opposed it.

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