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Netanyahu Congratulates UAE on National Day

Netanyahu Congratulates UAE on National Day

Wednesday, 2 December, 2020 - 19:15
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (AP)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated on Wednesday Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on the occasion of the country’s National Day.

“I want to wish His Highness, Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, and all the citizens of the United Arab Emirates, our new friends, a very joyous National Day,” the PM said in a short video posted on Twitter.

“Since the signing of the historic peace treaty between us, Israel-UAE relations have been moving ahead rapidly, quicker than we anticipated — in fact, at breakneck speed,” he added.

“We are cooperating in so many fields: in science and technology, in commerce and investments, in healthcare and education, in transportation and tourism. In these and so many other areas, our partnership is bringing tangible benefits to both our peoples,” he continued.

“The fruits of peace are at hand. So, when the UAE succeeds, Israel succeeds. And when Israel succeeds, the UAE succeeds,” stressed Netanyahu.

He also hoped the new Israeli-Emirati partnership would serve as “an example to all nations of the Middle East.”

“Together we are building a better future for our two countries, for the region and for the world.” he remarked.

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