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Israel and United Arab Emirates agree to historic deal brokered by Donald Trump’s US administration – ABC News

In a deal brokered by the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Israel agree to establish full diplomatic ties, with Israel putting on hold the annexation of occupied land sought by the Palestinians.

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Israel has agreed to halt plans to annex parts of the West Bank sought by Palestinians, as part of a deal to engage full diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates.

  • Mr Trump has maintained close ties with Israel and the UAE throughout his presidency
  • Palestinian leaders have criticised the diplomatic normalisation deal as a betrayal of their cause
  • The UAE has joined Egypt and Jordan as the only Arab states that recognise Israel

The agreement between Isr…

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