The Abraham Accords Declaration

VIEW THE SIGNED DOCUMENT  HERE . We, the undersigned, recognize the importance of maintaining and strengthening peace in the Middle East and around the world based on mutual understanding and coexistence, as well as respect for human dignity and freedom, including religious freedom. We encourage efforts to promote interfaith and intercultural dialogue to advance a culture …

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Abraham Accords: Declaration of Peace, Cooperation, and Constructive Diplomatic and Friendly Relations

VIEW THE SIGNED DOCUMENT  HERE . His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman al-Khalifa and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have agreed to open an era of friendship and cooperation in pursuit of a Middle East region that is stable, secure and prosperous for the benefit of all States and peoples in the region. In this …

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Remarks by President Trump, Prime Minister Netanyahu, Minister bin Zayed, and Minister Al Zayani at the Abraham Accords Signing Ceremony

South Lawn 12:54 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much. Please. Thank you. The First Lady and I are honored to welcome to the White House Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel and Mrs. Netanyahu. Thank you so much. Thank you, Sarah. (Applause.) And Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed — (applause) — United Arab Emirates, …

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President Donald J. Trump is Promoting Peace and Stability in the Middle East

Today, nations across the region and throughout the world are joining together, united in their determination to build a better future. President Donald J. Trump SECURING HISTORIC AGREEMENTS: President Donald J. Trump hosted the official signing ceremony for the historic peace agreements between Israel and Arab nations. Today, President Trump presided over the signing ceremony …

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Historic Agreement Between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 11, 2020   On the 19th anniversary of 9/11, we usher in a new era of peace. It’s humbling when the course of history changes seemingly overnight. In less than one month, under President Trump’s leadership, we have another historic agreement, this time between Israel and …

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President Donald J. Trump Has Brokered a Historic Deal Between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain

Now that the ice has been broken, I expect more Arab and Muslim countries will follow the United Arab Emirates’ lead. President Donald J. Trump SECURING ANOTHER HISTORIC AGREEMENT: President Donald J. Trump has brokered a deal to establish full diplomatic relations between Bahrain and Israel – the second such agreement between Israel and an …

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Secretary Pompeo Travels to Israel, Sudan, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Israel, Sudan, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman August 23-27. He will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss regional security issues related to Iran’s malicious influence, establishing and deepening Israel’s relationships in the region, as well as cooperation in protecting the …

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President Donald J. Trump Has Secured a Historic Deal Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to Advance Peace and Prosperity In the Region

Our vision is one of peace, security, and prosperity—in this region, and in the world. Our goal is a coalition of nations who share the aim of stamping out extremism and providing our children a hopeful future that does honor to God. President Donald J. Trump   SECURING A HISTORIC AGREEMENT: President Donald J. Trump has …

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Joint Statement of the United States, the State of Israel, and the United Arab Emirates

President Donald J. Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates spoke today and agreed to the full normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. This historic diplomatic breakthrough will advance peace in the …

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U.S. Secretary of State Visits Bahrain

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Bahrain on January 11, 2019, as part of a regional tour in the Middle East. The Secretary met with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, and Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa in Manama. The Secretary thanked the King, the Crown Prince, and the Foreign Minister for Bahrain’s continued …

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Outlaw Regime: A Chronicle of Iran’s Destructive Activities

October 29, 2018 Secretary Pompeo released the State Department’s new report detailing the magnitude of the Iranian regime’s destructive behavior at home and abroad. The report covers Iran’s support for terrorism, its missile program, illicit financial activities, threats to maritime security and cybersecurity, human rights abuses, as well as environmental exploitation. Download the report

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Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Travel to Manama

Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan traveled to Manama, Bahrain from October 12-13, 2018.  The Deputy Secretary met with senior officials to discuss critical regional and bilateral issues, including counterterrorism cooperation and countering the Iranian regime’s malign influence.  He also engaged with U.S. Embassy staff, as well as with representatives from the business community …

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Youth Iftar

On May 21, U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell hosted an Iftar for Bahraini youth to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan and the strong friendship between the United States and Bahrain.  During the event, which took place at the Downtown Rotana Hotel in Manama.  Ambassador Siberell congratulated a number of outgoing U.S. Embassy-sponsored exchange program participants, as well as the Crown Prince International Scholarship Program participants who will be …

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Statement by President Trump on Syria

     THE PRESIDENT:  My fellow Americans:  On Tuesday, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians.  Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women, and children.  It was a slow and brutal death for so many.  Even beautiful babies were cruelly murdered in …

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