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Us Peace Agreement With Israel

19 Dec 2020 /

Martin S. Indyk, who served as special envoy for the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations under President Barack Obama, said the agreement gave Mr. Trump and Mr. Netanyahu a way to escape a political box of their own production, with the president`s peace plan stalled, and the Prime Minister`s politically problematic attempts at annexation. Implementation of the plan is conditional on it being subject to the “Gaza criteria” and pursued only if the Government of Gaza, currently administered by Hamas, is referred either to the Palestinian Authority or to another Palestinian entity, with The agreement of Israel. [129] [130] The technical feasibility of such a transformation of the Gaza government is unclear. [131] Under these conditions, Hamas, the PIJ and all other Militias and organizations in Gaza that Israel refers to as “terrorists” should be disarmed. [132] Gaza would be completely demilitarized. [132] Hamas itself should commit itself to making peace with the State of Israel by adopting the Quartet principles, which include clear and explicit recognition of the State of Israel, the obligation of non-violence and the acceptance of previous agreements and commitments between the parties. [132] [131] Joe Biden, Trump`s opponent in the 2020 U.S.

presidential election, praised the agreement, building on “the efforts of several governments to promote greater Arab-Israeli openness, including the Obama-Biden administration`s efforts to build on the Arab peace initiative.” [42] British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed the agreement as a path to peace in the Middle East and welcomed the suspension of the annexation of territories in the West Bank. British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian expressed similar sentiments, with the former adding that it was time for direct dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians, while the latter said it created an opportunity to resume talks. [106] France and Germany saw the agreement as the hope of a two-state solution. [34] German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi to congratulate him. [107] The government of the Libyan national agreement condemned the agreement as an “unsurprising betrayal of the United Arab Emirates”. [95] Sudanese Foreign Ministry spokesman Haidar Sadig was fired for making comments of himself calling the agreement a “courageous and courageous gesture,” while claiming that there were secret contacts between Sudan and Israel. [96] Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok told Pompeo on 25 August that his transitional government had “no mandate” to establish relations with Israel and that this could not be decided until after the election of a democratic government. [97] And so really the most important thing that has changed, frankly, the diplomacy of the Trump administration. The Trump administration arrived in the region and tried to negotiate a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians that had shifted sharply in favor of Israel. It envisaged the existence of a Palestinian state, but extremely fragmented with very little authority, a vassal state of Israel.