The UAE-Israel Normalisation ''If you can't convince them, confuse them''
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What was a secret marriage is now publicly announced to the world, as a strong relationship between the UAE and Israel, which has been normalized through the media on August 13, 2020. The UAE became the third Arab state - after Egypt and Jordan - and the first Gulf state to announce active ties with Israel, after both countries agreed to sign agreements to work towards a full normalisation of relations. The IsraelUAE agreement, or the Abraham Accords, was brokered and announced by the United States President, Donald Trump, who called it a ''huge breakthrough''. It includes Israel's approval to suspend annexation plans of the Palestinian territories in the occupied West Bank, i.e. over areas outlined in Trump's Vision for Peace. The agreement further states that it will advance peace in the Middle East region. The UAE ambassador to the US, Yousef Al Otaiba, released a statement calling the agreement "a win for diplomacy and for the region''. Both countries are expected to start exchanging embassies and ambassadors and begin cooperation on a range of areas such as tourism, education, healthcare, trade, and security