The Biden administration is intent on normalizing Israel-Saudi ties, US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Israeli-Palestinian Affairs Andrew Miller told The Jerusalem Post Annual Conference in New York on Monday. 

“We have both the interest and the bandwidth to promote Israeli Saudi normalization, which would certainly be a major achievement,” Miller said during an onstage interview with The Jerusalem Post Editor-in-Chief Avi Mayer.

“It's worth noting that the Biden administration was able to produce the first tangible step towards Israeli-Saudi normalization in opening up Saudi airspace to civilian aircraft from Israel,” he explained.

“That's just the first step,” Miller said, adding that “it's something that we're seeking to build on to expand that circle of peace, which is necessary to create a more integrated region,” one that is more “prosperous” and “a peaceful” one.... Read More: JPost