UAE welcomes Sudan's decision to start relations with Israel

Abu Dhabi - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation reacts after Sudan's decision to follow the UAE and Bahrain's lead.



By Reuters

Published: Sat 24 Oct 2020, 2:34 AM

Last updated: Sat 24 Oct 2020, 3:24 AM

The UAE welcomes Sudan's decision to start relations with Israel, state news agency Wam reported early on Saturday, citing a Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation statement.

The ministry 'expressed hope that this step will have a positive impact on the climate of peace and regional and international cooperation'.

The ministry added that Sudan's decision is "an important step to boost security and prosperity in the region... (and) would expand the scope of economic, commercial, scientific and diplomatic cooperation."


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