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USA | Netanyahu: Abraham Accords agreement can end Arab-Israeli conflict once and for all


US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday joined the foreign ministers of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House to mark historic normalization agreements between Israel and the two Arab countries.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the day as a "pivot of history, a new dawn of peace."

"The blessings of the peace we make today will be enormous," Netanyahu said.

"First, because this peace will eventually expand to include other Arab states and, ultimately, it can end the Arab-Israeli conflict once and for all; second, because the great economic benefits of our partnership will be felt throughout our region; ... and third, because this is not only a peace between leaders — it's a peace between peoples. Israelis, Emiratis and Bahrainis are already embracing one another."

Taken together, the two agreements bring "a pivot in history," Netanyahu said, standing alongside Trump on the balcony of the White House's Blue Room and addressing a large crowd watching from the South Lawn below.