President Donald Trump made another huge announcement as part of his administration’s commitment to achieving lasting peace in the Middle East.
He announced on Friday that Israel and Sudan had finalized a deal that will lead to normalized relations between the two hostile nations, as reported by Fox News.
“Many more peace deals to come”
As part of the revelation, Trump hinted that there “would be many more peace deals to come in the Middle East.”
The latest news comes after the current administration has successfully helped negotiate similar deals involving Israel and acrimonious neighbors in the region.
HUGE win today for the United States and for peace in the world. Sudan has agreed to a peace and normalization agreement with Israel! With the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, that’s THREE Arab countries to have done so in only a matter of weeks. More will follow! pic.twitter.com/UHB8H6oaZc
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 23, 2020
One notable accomplishment involved an agreement between Israel and Bahrain, which served as evidence that such deals can be reached across the historically volatile swath.
Similarly, Trump was integral in brokering a peace deal between Kosovo and Serbia after years of rising tensions between the Balkan states, as reported by The Hill.
“We appreciate the help for peace”
If given another term in the White House, some supporters believe he could help pave the way for an end to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Contrary to the lengthy wars started or continued under his most recent predecessors, Trump’s allies have noted that he is establishing a legacy of peace throughout his first term.
For his part, the president asserted that he did not believe “Sleepy Joe,” a reference to his Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, would have been able to achieve a similar breakthrough. He asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his input during a conference call during which the deal was made public.
“Well, Mr. President, one thing I can tell you is, um, uh, we appreciate the help for peace from anyone in America,” Netanyahu replied.
Nevertheless, White House aide Judd Deere portrayed the Israel-Sudan deal as encouraging progress in the pursuit of the so-called Abraham Accords, which have thus far included agreements involving the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.