TEL AVIV, Israel: UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan discussed the role of the Abraham Accords in promoting peace and stability in the Middle East during a meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz in Tel Aviv.
On the second anniversary of the Abraham Accords, both officials highlighted the significance of the agreements in enhancing regional peace and security to achieve development as well as prosperity for people in the Middle East.
They also discussed enhancing UAE-Israeli ties and reviewed several issues of common concern.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed reiterated the UAE’s support for Palestinians and any efforts that fulfill their aspirations for development and prosperity, according to the Emirates News Agency.
Gantz praised the UAE’s high-profile visit in strengthening cooperation between both countries across all fronts.
مع إحتفالنا بمرور عامين على إبرام الاتفاقيات الإبراهيمية التاريخية، فقد كان من دواعي سروري الإجتماع بوزير الخارجية الإماراتي، سمو الشيخ عبد الله بن زايد @OFMUAE، حيث ركزت محادثتنا على السياسة الإقليمية، والأمن والقضايا الاقتصادية ذات الاهتمام المشترك. pic.twitter.com/kWSbe2zsGb
— בני גנץ - Benny Gantz (@gantzbe) September 18, 2022
The UAE normalized ties with Israel in September 2020 as part of the US-brokered Abraham Accords that also saw Bahrain and Morocco follow suit.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed had visited Israel in March as part of a high-level meeting in the southern Negev desert alongside his Israeli, US, Moroccan and Bahraini counterparts.