'The United States must prioritize bringing about tangible projects and initiatives that improve the lives of ordinary people in Israel and the Arab world'
U.S. Senators are calling on Washington to encourage Arab states who are already a part of the Abraham Accords to expand on the peace agreement, while also urging more regional actors to build diplomatic ties with Israel.
Last week, a bipartisan delegation of U.S. Senators visited the four signatory nations of the 2020 Abraham Accords – which saw Israel secure diplomatic relations with Arab states – and met with the leaders of Israel, Bahrain, Morocco, and the United Arab Emirates.
At a Tuesday press conference, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Abraham caucus, said she believed the Accords could be expanded despite recent political developments with and by Israel’s right-wing government. She added that the United States should motivate Arab states to join the landmark agreement and invest in building up the Palestinian economy “in exchange for F-35 (jets) and other technology they could use to defend themselves against Iran.”... Read More: i24