The United Arab Emirates first ever Ambassador to Israel arrived in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem Monday, further solidifying the Abraham Accords reached under President Donald Trump.
Today, I had the honor of presenting my credentials to HE Reuven Rivlin, President of Israel, as the first UAE Ambassador to the State of Israel. I look forward to representing my beloved country and working to strengthen cooperation and relations between our two countries. pic.twitter.com/smZ1SqXfar— Mohamed Al Khaja (@AmbAlKhaja) March 1, 2021
I arrived today in Tel Aviv as the first UAE Ambassador to the State of Israel and met with HE @Gabi_Ashkenazi, Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs, to discuss growing bilateral relations since the signing of the Abraham Accords, as well as enhancing cooperation in various fields pic.twitter.com/JcsWqQ4ht7— Mohamed Al Khaja (@AmbAlKhaja) March 1, 2021
Welcome to Israel, first Ambassador of the UAE, Mohammad Mahmoud Al Khaja.— ??? ?????? - Gabi Ashkenazi (@Gabi_Ashkenazi) March 1, 2021
This is a significant milestone in relations between our countries.
I welcome your arrival to promote the opening of an Emirati embassy, as well as the fast opening of the Israeli missions in the UAE. pic.twitter.com/XLL1WxxEy1
For Emiratis and Israelis, a new chapter of openness, understanding and prosperity is beginning. Looking forward to my first visit. See you next week. Shabbat Shalom.— Mohamed Al Khaja (@AmbAlKhaja) February 26, 2021
This just brings me tears of joy to my heart! What a historic, a truly beautiful moment, as @AmbAlKhaja presents his credentials to @PresidentRuvi, becoming the first #UAE Ambassador to the State of #Israel!— Arsen Ostrovsky (@Ostrov_A) March 1, 2021
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Former White House advisor Avi Berkowitz, who played a major role in negotiating the Abraham Accords, is applauding the progress.
Abraham Accords ???????????? https://t.co/XfcikRy5jL— Avi Berkowitz (@AviBerkow) March 1, 2021
“Conflict can last for generations, but peace can happen in an instant.”— Avi Berkowitz (@AviBerkow) March 1, 2021