Costa Rica welcomes normalisation of diplomatic relations between UAE, Israel

San Jose, Costa Rica, August 17, 2020 — Costa Rica has received with great satisfaction the announcement of the normalization of diplomatic relations between the UAE and Israel and the upcoming negotiations on a strong bilateral cooperation agenda between the two sides. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Adoration of Costa Rica, this is a historic step in the Middle East, given by Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv, one that promises to contribute to the achievement of peace and the peaceful resolution of the existing challenges in the region.

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Costa Rican Foreign Minister Rodolfo Solano Quiros commented: “Costa Rica has an important bilateral agenda with both the United Arab Emirates and Israel. Both are friendly countries and, as we welcome this great news, we continue to work closely with, both in the health and economic aftermath, following the post-COVID-19 recovery, among many other areas.”