Palestine says ambassadors going back to UAE, Bahrain after Abraham Accords spat

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas chairs a meeting of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee at the Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. (AFP)

Palestine will send its ambassadors back to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain after recalling them in protest at the Gulf countries' US-brokered deals establishing ties with Israel, a Palestinian official said on Wednesday.

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The announcement occurred shortly after Bahrain foreign minister Abdullatif al-Zayani called for the resumption of peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine based on a two-state solution during the first official Bahraini government delegation trip to Israel.

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Last Update: Thursday, 19 November 2020 KSA 02:17 - GMT 23:17