ABU DHABI, December 13, 2021 (WAM) – Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett asserted that the Abrahamic Accord Peace Accord established a “deep and solid new structure for diplomatic, economic and cultural relations” in this region based on cooperation which ensures the prosperity of societies and the well-being of the population.
In an exclusive interview with Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Managing Director of the UAE News Agency (WAM), during his visit to the United Arab Emirates today, Bennett said: âIn my opinion, this is what are peace and the new reality of this region. testimony, and we work together to ensure a better future for our children. “
Regarding the results of the Abrahamic Accords Peace Accord between the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel on Growth and Economic Partnership, Bennett said, âThe relations between the two countries have grown stronger across the board. areas, and I am very satisfied with it, as many cooperation agreements have been concluded in the areas of trade, research and development, cybersecurity, health, education, aviation and more, and I look forward to the continued development and consolidation of the relationship.
The Israeli Prime Minister expressed his pleasure to accept the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, to visit the United Arab Emirates, which is the first visit in a very short time. after the signing of the Abrahamic peace accords.
Regarding the UAE’s efforts to strengthen international cooperation to face common challenges, the Israeli Prime Minister stressed that “the values ââof tolerance, peace and dialogue are common, and that is why the friendship that we unit has grown at such a speed “.
Bennett said that the relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates cover all possible areas, noting that the ministries of the two countries are working together, as well as many companies and businessmen, and that the delegations of the two parties visit each other. .
He added: âI expect our relations to remain good, especially in the economic field. In my opinion, cooperation in the field of health and food safety will be an important part of mutual cooperation.
Regarding the volume of trade between UAE and Israel, the Prime Minister of Israel said, âThe volume of mutual trade has accelerated in a matter of months with unlimited future opportunities to expand it. Israel, like the United Arab Emirates, is a regional hub for trade. Our cooperation offers unprecedented economic opportunities not only for us, but for more countries, which is another element in strengthening stability and prosperity in this region. “
Responding to a question about Israel’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai via a pavilion under the slogan ‘Towards Tomorrow’, Bennett said, âThe Israeli pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai embodies an optimistic outlook for tomorrow and an unlimited quest to improve it, not only for us, but for our friends and allies around the world in various fields, and this is a core value of Judaism. “
The Israeli Prime Minister concluded: âThe message I want to convey to the leadership of the UAE and the citizens of the Emirates is that mutual partnership and friendship are natural. We are neighbors and cousins. We are the grandchildren of the prophet Abraham. The period since the signing of the peace accords of Abraham “is the best proof that the development of bilateral relations is a precious treasure for us and for the whole region”.