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Oman Supports UAE Decision to Normalize Ties with Israel

Oman Supports UAE Decision to Normalize Ties with Israel

Friday, 14 August, 2020 - 09:00
FILE PHOTO: General view of old Muscat January 12, 2020. REUTERS/Christopher Pike/File Photo

The Sultanate of Oman said on Friday it supported the United Arab Emirate's decision to normalize ties with Israel, adding it hoped the accord would contribute to a comprehensive, just and sustainable peace in the Middle East.


The statement by a foreign ministry spokesman, carried by state news agency ONA, called the UAE-Israel agreement "historic.”


Bahrain, another Gulf state, welcomed on Thursday the accord which stops Israeli annexation plans and raises the chances of peace, state news agency BNA said.


Bahrain praised the United States for its efforts towards securing the deal.


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