Foreign minister says UAE has ratified normalization deal with Israel

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi says the normalization deal with the UAE is now official, after the Emiratis ratified the agreement.

“The peace process with the Emirates became official today. This morning, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs received an official letter from Abu Dhabi confirming the ratification of the peace agreement by the Emirates,” he tweets. “Congratulations to our friends from the Emirates on this celebratory day of peace in the Middle East.”

A member of an Israeli tech delegation on a video at a Dubai hotel, on October 25, 2020. (Karim SAHIB / AFP)