New UAE envoy to Israel says countries share vision of peace and security

Newly appointed UAE Ambassador to Israel Mohammad Mahmoud Al Khaja says that he will work to tighten relations between Jerusalem and Abu Dhabi.

“The vision which begins today is one which seeks a more flourishing, more stable future,” Al Khaja says as he presents his credentials to President Reuven Rivlin.

By partnering with Israel, the United Arab Emirates is offering “a new civilizational approach” which aims “to open the door to new opportunities.”

“The two nations have a shared mission: to establish peace and security throughout the region,” Al Khaja says.

ِAl Khaja says that he will work to increase relations in culture, business and education between the Emirates and Israel.

“I will make every effort to make these relations ever tighten, to close the gap between the two countries and their people,” he says.

“Our two countries have the largest and most important economies in the region,” he adds, saying that Israel and the UAE have collaborated in fighting COVID-19.

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