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The head of the Mossad: "A lot of people have been working on this story for many, many years" Israel today

2020-09-13T20:47:00.560Z

| Political-politicalJust before boarding the plane that will take the Israeli delegation to the signing ceremony of the peace agreement in Washington, Mossad chief Yossi Cohen hints: "I hope we will continue this in other countries" • Netanyahu: "I am going to bring peace for peace" An Israeli delegation led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leaves for Washington tonight (Sunday), on a special El Al flight. The P



Just before boarding the plane that will take the Israeli delegation to the signing ceremony of the peace agreement in Washington, Mossad chief Yossi Cohen hints: "I hope we will continue this in other countries" • Netanyahu: "I am going to bring peace for peace"

An Israeli delegation led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leaves for Washington tonight (Sunday), on a special El Al flight. The Prime Minister arrives on the flight immediately after approving the closure for the holidays at a lengthy cabinet meeting.

Mossad chief Yossi Cohen on the ceremony in Washington

The head of the Mossad, Yossi Cohen, told "Israel Today" before boarding the plane: "This is a very exciting trip, this is a very exciting event. A lot of very good people worked on this story for many, many years - it did not start yesterday. I very much hope we see good efforts To bring peace, and we will also pass it on to other countries. "

Cohen did not address a direct question regarding an agreement with Saudi Arabia.

Earlier in the day, Netanyahu said at a press conference announcing the holiday closure regarding the trip: "Tonight I am going on a mission for the citizens of Israel on a historic mission - to meet with the President of the United States and representatives of the United Arab Emirates.

I go out to bring peace for peace, peace for power.

Two agreements in one month.

This is a new era of peace, for which I have been operating for 25 years.

These agreements will be a union of political and economic peace, and will flow billions of dollars into the economy.

It's always good, but especially good in the Corona period. "

Netanyahu is expected to bring to the Knesset debate next week the agreements with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, the signing ceremony of which will be held the next day (Tuesday) in Washington.

The Arab states were represented at the ceremony by Foreign Ministers 'Abdullah bin Zaid of the Emirates and' Abd al-Tiff Al-Aziani of Bahrain.

Meanwhile, according to reports on Oman's television network, Sultan Haytham Ben-Tarek today (Sunday) welcomed the peace agreement between Israel and Bahrain, which is due to be signed next Tuesday in the White House.

"The sultanate welcomes the initiative taken by the Kingdom of Bahrain and hopes that the new strategic path will lead to peace in the Middle East based on the end of the Israeli occupation and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state whose capital will be East Jerusalem," the state television official Twitter account said.

After the normalization of relations with the United Arab Emirates, the official news agency of the Sultanate reported that Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi had spoken with his Omani counterpart, Yosef bin Alwi bin Abdullah.

The two discussed the political developments in the region and the need to strengthen relations between the countries.

In addition, during his trip to the Middle East, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Sultan Ben Tarek and the two talked about continuing the momentum to promote peace and regional prosperity.

Oman welcomes Bahrain's decision which is part of its sovereign right.

#AbrahamAccords.



Details in English to follow shortly.

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- Hassan Sajwani (@HSajwanization) September 13, 2020

Government officials in Washington earlier confirmed that Bahrain's heir, Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa (son of the King of Bahrain), would attend the signing ceremony of the peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates on September 15, and declare normalization with Israel.

Following the announcement of the agreement with Bahrain, Prime Minister Netanyahu said: "Citizens of Israel, I am excited to inform you that tonight we will reach another peace agreement with another Arab country, with Bahrain. It joins the historic peace agreement with the United Arab Emirates. "Arab to the third peace agreement, and it took us not 26 years but 29 days to reach a peace agreement between the third Arab state and the fourth Arab state and there will be more."

Source: israelhayom

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