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US News Israel-Emirates: disagreements over the proposed annexation of Palestinian territories

09:30  14 august  2020
09:30  14 august  2020 Source:   france24.com

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Israel will halt all annexation of Palestinian territories in exchange for establishing diplomatic ties with the UAE, the countries announced on Thursday. "HUGE breakthrough today! Historic Peace Agreement between our two GREAT friends, Israel and the United Arab Emirates ," Mr Trump tweeted.

Israel agrees to stop annexation of Palestinian territories following historic talks. Delegations from Israel and the United Arab Emirates will meet in the coming weeks to sign bilateral agreements regarding the establishment of reciprocal embassies, investment, tourism, direct flights, security

La mairie de Tel Aviv, en Israël, porte les couleurs des Émirats arabes unis après l'annonce d'un accord historique entre les deux pays, le 13 août 2020. © Ammar Awad, Reuters The town hall of Tel Aviv, in Israel, wears the colors of the United Arab Emirates after the announcement of a historic agreement between the two countries, August 13, 2020.

After the announcement on Thursday of the peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates under the aegis of the United States, interpretations diverge on the Israeli plan to annex territories Palestinians. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assured that his country had "not given up", contrary to the reading made by the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.

The United Arab Emirates and Israel must sign in Washington within three weeks a historic agreement intended to normalize their relations, which would make Abu Dhabi the third Arab capital only to follow this path since the creation of the state Hebrew.

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The administration is proposing that Israeli settlements in the West Bank become the site of future By extending sovereignty to parts of the West Bank, Israel will cement control over places like Critics said annexation could damage Israel ’s already strained relations with Jordan, which has a large

President Trump said Thursday that Israel and the United Arab Emirates have entered into a “historic peace agreement” that will establish full diplomatic ties between the two countries, with Israel reportedly agreeing to stop its annexation of the West Bank, territory that Palestinians have sought for their

However, readings diverge on the Israeli project to annex Palestinian territories. In the eyes of the Emirates, in exchange for this agreement, Israel agreed to "put an end to the continued annexation of the Palestinian territories". "In a call between President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu, an agreement was reached to end any further annexation," Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan said on his behalf. Twitter.

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The Palestinian ambassador to the UAE is being recalled over Abu Dhabi’s decision to establish The ambassador was recalled from Abu Dhabi on Thursday in response to the deal between Israel and the However, the Palestinian territory thus ‘saved’ from annexation remains under illegal Israeli

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France 24 Logo de France 24 But Benjamin Netanyahu has not confirmed, far from it: the annexation of parts of this occupied Palestinian territory is "postponed" but Israel has "not given up". "I brought peace, I will achieve annexation," he even proclaimed. "The wording has been chosen with care by the various parties. 'Temporary pause' is not ruled out definitively," said the American ambassador to Israel, David Friedman.
Positive step, according to Paris Attaque meurtrière au Niger : le parquet antiterroriste français ouvre une enquête Welcoming the agreement reached, France judged that "the decision, taken in this context by the Israeli authorities, to suspend the annexation of Palestinian territories is a positive step, which must become a definitive measure ", according to the head of French diplomacy Jean-Yves Le Drian.

Egypt and Jordan, the only two Arab countries to maintain diplomatic ties with the Hebrew state after the peace treaties concluded in 1979 and 1994 respectively, have remained measured. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, whose country is an ally of the Emirates and the United States, soberly welcomed the agreement, saying it would prevent an annexation of parts of the West Bank.

Jordan has neither welcomed nor rejected the agreement, judging that its future will depend on the next actions of Israel, which must put an end to "its illegal enterprise" of occupation of territories, according to Aymane Safadi, head of the Jordanian diplomacy.
Logo de France 24 A "victory" for diplomacy The agreement is a "victory" for diplomacy, commented the Emirati ambassador to Washington, Youssef al-Otaïba on Twitter. "This is a step forward for relations between Israel and the Arab countries," he added, stressing that the agreement "preserves the option of two states (Israeli and Palestinian), defended by the Arab League and the International community".

In the same vein, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash stressed that the agreement paves the way for the two-state option. "Most countries will see it as a courageous initiative to secure a two-state solution, following negotiations," he said at a press conference. He did not want to give a precise date for the opening of embassies between Abu Dhabi and Israel, specifying however that this would take place "soon".

Welcoming the deal in a statement, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he hoped it would create "an opportunity for the Israeli and Palestinian leaders to resume substantive negotiations, leading to a two-state solution in accordance with the resolutions United Nations in this area ".

Palestinians stand against the

deal But Mahmoud Abbas' PA has called the normalization agreement a "betrayal" and called for an "emergency meeting" of the Arab League to denounce it. In protest, she also ordered the "immediate" recall of the Palestinian ambassador to Abu Dhabi.

"The Palestinian leadership rejects what the UAE has done. This is a betrayal of Jerusalem and the Palestinian cause," the Palestinian leadership said in a statement calling for an "emergency meeting" of the Arab League to denounce the project supported by the United States.

Palestinian Hamas also condemned him. This agreement "does not serve the Palestinian cause but is seen as a continuation of the denial of the rights of the Palestinian people," Hazem Qassem, spokesperson for the Islamist movement in power in the Gaza Strip, told AFP. With AFP

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