INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION OF ISRAEL
The international recognition of Israel refers to the diplomatic recognition of the State of Israeli, which was established by the Israeli Declaration of Independence on 14 May 1948.
Israel’s sovereignty is disputed by some countries.
163 of the 193 UN member states recognize Israel, 31 UN member states do not recognize Israel.
These include 16 of the 22 members of the Arab League:Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Iraq, Kuwait, 11, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria,Tunisia, and Yemen.
ISRAEL-UNITED ARAB EMIRATES ACCORD
Peace treaty will be known as the “Abraham Accord:’
Abraham, was the father of all three great faiths. He is referred to as “Abraham” in the Christian faith, ‘Ibrahim’ in the Muslim faith, & ‘Avraham’ in the Jewish faith.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the deal to normalise ties between the Jewish state and the UAE.
“the present a new era began in the relations between Israel and the Arab world:’ he said at a televised press conference.
The UAE said its deal with Israel was “a bold step” to secure a two-state solution to the long-running Israel-Palestinian conflict.
“Most countries will see this as a bold step to secure a two-state solution, allowing time for negotiations:’ the United Arab Emirates’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told a press conference.
Asked when the two countries will open embassies, he said he did not want to speculate on the timeframe “but it is definitely not a long time”.
The Gaza Strip’s Islamist leaders Hamas rejected the agreement, saying it did not serve the Palestinian cause.
“The agreement with the Arab state is a reward for the Israeli occupation and crimes:’ Hamas spokesman Hazem Qasem
Iran’s Tasnim news agency, which is affiliated to the country’s elite Revolutionary Guards, said the Israel-UAE deal was “shameful”.
Iran’s clerical leaders have yet to react to the agreement.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi praised the US-brokered deal between Israel and the UAE.
“I read with interest and great appreciation the joint statement between the US, the brotherly UAE and Israel concerning the halt of Israel’s annexation of Palestinian land:’ Sisi said in a tweet, adding that this would help bring “peace” to the Middle East nations.
Israel—Turkey relations are the bilateral ties between the State of Israel and the Republic of Turkey. Israel—Turkey relations were formalized in March 1949
Turkey was the first Muslim majority nation to recognize the State of Israel.
India is among the few countries that has been able to maintain equal strong ties with all parties Arabs and Israealis; Israelis and Iranians; Iranians and the Gulf states. Hallmark of Indian policy has been a balanced approach which saw India taking no sides in some of protracted issues in the region.
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