Italy welcomes announcement of agreement to normalise relations between Israel and UAE

Rome, August 14, 2020 — Italy on Friday welcomed the announcement of the agreement to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. “We hope that this important step will contribute to peace and stability in the Middle East,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said in a statement.

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“In this context, the Israeli decision to suspend the annexation of parts of the West Bank is a positive development that we hope will facilitate the resumption of direct negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians aimed at a just, sustainable and lasting two-state solution that continues to strongly support Italy as the only alternative to ensuring peace and prosperity throughout the region. ”’ he added.