The White House on Thursday announced the United Arab Emirates and Israel have agreed to the "full normalization of relations." A joint statement between the United States and the two countries said that delegations from the United Arab Emirates and Israel will meet to sign agreements on investment, tourism, direct flights, and more after this "diplomatic breakthrough" that will "transform the region." The United Arab Emirates has become the third Arab country to establish diplomatic ties with Israel, and Israel will suspend plans to annex West Bank territory under the agreement. In the Oval Office, President Trump hailed the "historic moment," while Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed described the agreement as a "roadmap towards establishing a bilateral relationship."

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