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On Thursday, August, 20, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. ET (5:00 p.m. GMT+4), the Atlantic Council hosted a conversation featuring UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash. One week after the UAE-US-Israeli joint statement announcing that the UAE and Israel have normalized relations, Dr. Gargash discussed how the two countries reached this historic agreement and explore the deal’s regional implications.
The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative was pleased to present this live online conversation as part of the #ACFrontPage event series, our premier ideas platform spotlighting global leaders who are championing constructive solutions to global challenges.
H.E. Anwar Gargash
UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
Stephen J. Hadley
Former US National Security Advisor
Executive Vice Chair, Atlantic Council
Principal, RiceHadleyGates LLC
Director, Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative, Atlantic Council
Thu, Aug 20, 2020
One week after the UAE-US-Israeli joint statement announcing that the UAE and Israel have normalized relations, H.E. Anwar Gargash discusses how the two countries reached this historic agreement and explore the deal’s regional implications.
Thu, Aug 20, 2020
The normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was just “a matter of time,” according to UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash, but the UAE finally struck the deal in return for the suspension of the Israeli government’s annexation plans, he said.
New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer