Bahrain FM says Israel deal will 'preserve the rights of Palestinian people'

Wam/Manama, Bahrain
Filed on September 12, 2020
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Dr Al Zayani hails Friday's historic move as an important step that will help promote security and stability in the region.

The Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani,has emphasised the importance of the historic step taken by His Majesty Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa AlKhalifa towards achieving peace in the Middle East, following the prominent efforts of US President Donald Trump to reach the declaration of peace with Israel.

Dr Al Zayani said that Bahrain stresses the need to reach a just and comprehensive peace solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to international legitimacy resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative, in a manner that preserves the rights of the Palestinian people.

Dr Al Zayani was quoted by the Bahrain News Agencyon Fridayas describing the step as pragmatic in facing the strategic challenges and protecting national interests.

The minister said that the Bahrain-Israel peace deal achieves the goals of the Arab Peace Initiative that will help promote security and stability in the region.

Dr Al Zayani emphasised the importance of the peace agreement to be signed by the UAEand Israelon September 15, which contributed in stopping the annexation of Palestinian lands in a step that boosts the chances for a comprehensive peace in the Middle East.

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