Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed and Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi pose for a photograph in Abu Dhabi. File
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi welcomed on Thursday an agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Israel on normalising ties that includes an Israeli agreement to halt further annexation of Palestinian lands.
"I followed with interest and appreciation the joint statement between the United States, United Arab Emirates and Israel to halt the Israeli annexation of Palestinian lands and taking steps to bring peace in the Middle East," Sisi said on Twitter.
"I value the efforts of those in charge of the deal to achieve prosperity and stability for our region."
"As we have done for fifty years, we will forcefully advocate for these ends, now directly and bolstered with stronger incentives, policy options and diplomatic tools. Palestinian people also must benefit from normalisation," top Emirati diplomat Yousef Al Qtaiba said.
The United Arab Emirates has secured Israel's commitment to halting the annexation of Palestinian territories in order to sustain efforts to achieve a two-state solution.
Peace and prosperity for the people of the entire region and the larger world has been the prime goal of UAE diplomacy. The joint announcement by the United Arab Emirates,
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