The historic “agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which was concluded two weeks ago, turned out to be fiction.Protesting Tel Aviv’s opposition to the supplies of US F-35 fighters to Abu Dhabi, the UAE canceled the scheduled meeting to celebrate the “deal of the century” between the United States and Israel at the UN.The meeting of the ambassadors of the three countries was supposed to be a solemn event, with photos for the press and a joint statement, Israeli website Walla! wrote. However, one of the sources” told the website that “senior UAE officials decided to cancel the meeting to inform Israel that they цуку disappointed with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s public statements about the sale of stealth (aircraft) and about his intentions to oppose the arms deal when it goes for approval to US Congress.Emirates officials are also unhappy that Netanyahu says that he was unaware of the planned contract. According to them, this is not true: Washington and Abu Dhabi were negotiating on trade long before they talked about normalizing relations between the UAE and Israel.UAE representatives were so “enraged” that they announced that they would not attend the upcoming high-level talks, which were to be held in Jerusalem, Walla! writes.The Netanyahu government justifies its position by the fact that US Congress made a commitment as a result of the Yom Kippur War of 1973 (the war of Egypt and Syria against Israel in order to return the Arab territories occupied by Israel in 1967 as a result of the six-day war” – Ed.), to support Israel’s “quality military leadership” in the Middle East. That is, before selling weapons to Israel’s neighbors, Washington must always take into account Jerusalem’s position. “At the moment, our position has not changed,” the Israeli Prime Minister stated.
US chooses whom to deceive – Abu Dhabi or Tel AvivUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who met with Netanyahu on Monday, stressed that Washington was committed to maintaining Israel’s military superiority in the region, but at the same time hinted that the United States was not thinking of canceling the deal with the Emirates. Continue reading

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