After calling more than a dozen other world leaders since taking office, President Biden and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel finally spoke in an hour-long phone conversation on Wednesday, a call that happened a month into his presidency that is seen as a forecast of a new foreign policy shift towards U.S. strongest ally as his administration is working behind the scenes to bring back the Iran nuclear deal.
President Trump on Friday announced Sudan and Israel under the U.S. brokered deal will “end the state of belligerence” between the two nations and start the process of normalizing ties, becoming the third Arab nation in less than three months to establish diplomatic relations with Israel.
World leaders and officials sent their best wishes to President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Friday for a swift recovery after he announced early Friday morning that the First couple tested positive for COVID-19.
President Trump declared the “dawn of a new Middle East” as he presided over the signing of historic agreements formalizing diplomatic relations between Israel and two Gulf Arab nations.
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden praised the United Arab Emirates-Israel peace deal brokered by President Trump, claiming the “efforts of the Obama-Biden administration” helped “foster a broader Arab-Israeli opening,” and refused to mention the Trump Administration for the “historic step.”
President Trump on Thursday announced a “Historic Peace Agreement” between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, saying with the helped of the United States, the two Middle East nations have agreed to “full normalization of relations.”