Israel-UAE agreement important step for Middle East stability - Pompeo

VIENNA (Reuters) - The agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to normalize diplomatic ties has been welcomed by the United States, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.

Reuters August 15, 2020 01:16:41 IST
Israel-UAE agreement important step for Middle East stability - Pompeo

IsraelUAE agreement important step for Middle East stability  Pompeo

VIENNA (Reuters) - The agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to normalize diplomatic ties has been welcomed by the United States, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.

"It's an important step forward for Middle East stability," Pompeo told a press conference in Vienna. "It's a good moment for the world and its security."

(Reporting by John Revill, editing by Kirsti Knolle)

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