ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 142

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Netanyahu: Peace with Saudis would be ‘quantum leap’; could end Israel-Arab conflict

Carrie Keller-Lynn is a former political and legal correspondent for The Times of Israel

Reaffirming that his government is working towards a peace deal with Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that achieving an accord with the Sunni Arab state would be a diplomatic “quantum leap.”

Among the reasons for this, Netanyahu predicts that establishing warm relations with Saudi Arabia would change Israel’s relationship with the rest of the Arab world, bringing about the “effective ending of Israeli-Arab — not Israeli-Palestinian — conflict.”

Netanyahu also shares his dream of an infrastructure project linking the Arabian peninsula to Haifa port, via a railway running through Jordan.

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