Bahrain to normalize ties with Israel, Trump announces

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Bahrain to normalize ties with Israel, Trump announces

Bahrain has agreed to normalize ties with Israel as part of a broader diplomatic push by US President Donald Trump.

Trump announced the agreement on Friday, following a three-way phone call he had with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. The three leaders also issued a brief six-paragraph joint statement, attesting to the deal.

“Another HISTORIC breakthrough today!” Trump tweeted.

 

Like the UAE agreement, Friday’s Bahrain-Israel deal will normalize diplomatic, commercial, security and other relations between the two countries. 

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