Press "Enter" to skip to content

Telephone lines open between Israel and UAE as diplomatic ties Based

Telephone calls between the United Arab Emirates and Israel are currently possible following both countries normalized ties a week.

The US-brokered diplomatic bargain meant that Israel had to agree to not annex West Bank settlements.

The arrangement creates the UAE the first Gulf Arab country and just the third Arab state to possess occupied diplomatic ties to Israel.

The UAE had blocked telephone calls because of its 1971 heritage with the opinion that Israel should grant concessions to Palestinians.

Emirati officials acknowledged on Sunday the Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan had predicted his Israeli counterpart, Gabi Ashkenazi.

Israeli Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel issued an announcement”congratulating the United Arab Emirates on removing the blocks”

“Many financial opportunities will start today, and all these trust-building measures are an essential step toward advancing countries’ interests,” Hendel said.

Israeli news sites that were formerly banned from the UAE were accessible.

More prices between the nations are anticipated in the forthcoming weeks. They recently declared that firms in both countries will work to look into the coronavirus pandemic.

The movement has also sparked anger among many who view it as a betrayal of longstanding attempts to set up an independent nation of Palestinians.