UAE-Israel deal to have ‘far-reaching implications’, says Foreign Office

Pakistan’s Foreign Office in a statement, has said that UAE-Israel deal will have far-reaching implications for regional geo-strategical and political dynamics.

“We have noted the Joint Statement announcing agreement of UAE and Israel to have full normalization of relations. This is a development with far-reaching implications,” read the statement issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday.

Pakistan has an abiding commitment to the full realization of the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, including the right to self-determination. Peace and stability in the Middle East region is also Pakistan’s key priority, it added.

Furthermore, the statement reiterated Pakistan’s commitment and support for a two-state solution to the Palestine issue according to United Nations resolutions, international laws and conventions and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolutions.

Foreign Office highlighted that Pakistan’s approach towards Palestine issue will always be in accordance with Palestinians’ aspirations, wishes and the preservation of their basic rights with the provision of lasting peace and stability in the region.

Pakistan’s Foreign Office in a statement, has said that UAE-Israel deal will have far-reaching implications for regional geo-strategical and political dynamics.

“We have noted the Joint Statement announcing agreement of UAE and Israel to have full normalization of relations. This is a development with far-reaching implications,” read the statement issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday.

Pakistan has an abiding commitment to the full realization of the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, including the right to self-determination. Peace and stability in the Middle East region is also Pakistan’s key priority, it added.

Furthermore, the statement reiterated Pakistan’s commitment and support for a two-state solution to the Palestine issue according to United Nations resolutions, international laws and conventions and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolutions.

Foreign Office highlighted that Pakistan’s approach towards Palestine issue will always be in accordance with Palestinians’ aspirations, wishes and the preservation of their basic rights with the provision of lasting peace and stability in the region.

It is imperative to know that Pakistan does not recognizes the State of Israel, and its illegal occupation and annexation of Palestine.

The development comes as earlier United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel announced full normalization of diplomatic relations – a deal brokered by United States.

“Delegations from Israel and United Arab Emirates will meet in the coming weeks to sign bilateral agreements regarding investment, tourism, direct flights, security, telecommunications, technology…….establishment of reciprocal embassies and other areas of mutual benefit,” read the joint statement issued by UAE and Israel.

UAE has become the third Arab country after Egypt and Jordon to have full diplomatic ties with Israel.