“We are working together to ensure a better future for our children”
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 that ensures the prosperity of societies and the well-being of the people. .
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: “In 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 achieving growth and economic partnership, Bennett said, “The relations between the two countries are growing. are strengthened in all areas, and I am very satisfied, because 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.
“Peace, tolerance and dialogue”
Regarding the UAE’s efforts to strengthen international cooperation in order to face common challenges, the Israeli Prime Minister stressed that “the values of tolerance, peace and dialogue are common, and that is why the friendship that unites us has developed 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 delegations from both sides there are reciprocal visits. .
He added: “I 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.
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Regarding the volume of trade between the UAE and Israel, the Israeli Prime Minister said, “The volume of trade between us has accelerated in a matter of months with unlimited future opportunities to expand it. Israel, like the United Arab Emirates, is a regional hub. 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. “
Israel at Expo 2020 Dubai
Responding to a question about Israel’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai via a pavilion under the slogan ‘Towards Tomorrow’, Bennett said, “The 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: “The 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 Abrahamic peace accords “is the best proof that the development of bilateral relations is a precious treasure for us and for the whole region”.