The UAE is about to open an embassy in Israel. A senior official said that the embassy would open in the next three to five months. In addition, the opening of a consulate will also be considered. Anadolu Agency quoted Israeli media in a report on Friday.
“I think Israelis will be able to get UAE travel visas from our embassy in the country three to five months from now,” said a UAE foreign office official.
Earlier this week, Israel’s foreign ministry said that officials from both sides had discussed opening an embassy in Abu Dhabi during talks with US officials.
The United Arab Emirates, the third Arab state after Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994, announced on August 13, 2020 that it would normalize relations with Israel. Telephone communication between the two countries was activated and regular flights were announced. The White House has indicated that other Arab states will follow suit.
Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and senior adviser to US President Donald Trump, has insisted that other Gulf states, including Saudi Arabia, enter into an agreement with Israel to normalize relations with the United Arab Emirates.
“Many countries are closely monitoring the situation,” Kushner said in an interview with Newsweek. They are trying to see people’s reaction. here [আরব] The younger generation is very excited about this matter. However, some seniors still suffer from apathy and do not want to take any risks.
After the UAE, the rest of the Gulf states will also “essentially” sign an agreement with Israel, Kushner said, now the question is how long it will take. “The reality is that most of these countries want to grow their economies,” he said. They realize that if they deprive themselves of this, they will join the Iranian game, where they are interested in building a fragile and turbulent Middle East. ‘