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Senator Hassan Statement on Normalization of Relations between Israel and Bahrain and the UAE

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan issued the following statement on the agreements signed between Israel and Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to open full diplomatic relations:


“I am pleased that the UAE and Bahrain have agreed to normalize relations with Israel, one of our country’s most important allies. While there are still some important unanswered questions, I hope that these agreements will help to strengthen peace and security for Israel and across the Middle East. I will continue to support the U.S.-Israel relationship and push for bilateral negotiations toward a two-state solution, which is the only way for Israel to achieve lasting peace and security.”