Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 23 September 2020

Beyond the Headlines: Abraham Accord between the UAE and Israel

We hear from ambassadors and an assistant minister on what the agreement means for the region

On the 15th of September, the UAE signed the historic Abraham Accord with Israel at a ceremony in Washington, DC, in the first such agreement between an Arab country and Israel in over a quarter of a century.

We hear from ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, the UAE’s permanent representative to the United Nations, and Omar Ghobash, UAE's assistant minister for cultural affairs and public diplomacy, about the UAE’s groundbreaking decision.

Ambassador Dennis Ross, who served under former US presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and George H. W. Bush, and former US ambassador to the UAE Barbara Leaf, give their takes on the agreement and what it means for the region.

Updated: September 17, 2020 12:01 AM

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