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Netanyahu: Normalisation realises biblical prophecy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv, on December 9, 2020 [ABIR SULTAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv, on December 9, 2020 [ABIR SULTAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images]

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed on Wednesday that the normalisation of ties between Israel and Arab states is a realisation of biblical prophecy, Israeli media reported.

"Remarkably, here in the Middle East, we have been actively making progress in realising the biblical prophecy of 'peace on earth', or at least this part of the earth," Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post reported Netanyahu stating.

"This past year, and with the active help of the United States and President Trump, we have moved forward with the Abraham Accords, achieving historic breakthroughs between Israel and the Arab world," he added.

"After 26 years without a new peace treaty, we've had four new agreements in less than four months and this is just the beginning," The Times of Israel reported Netanyahu expressing.

"This is a new and revolutionary change," he added. "It will make a better life, a better place for all the people of the Middle East. It will make for a better world."

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Netanyahu claimed: "More and more Arab countries are rethinking traditional hostile attitudes towards Israel and are seeking reconciliation with the Jewish state."

The Israeli prime minister reiterated that these countries stopped considering Israel as their enemy. "Instead of regarding Israel as their enemy, they increasingly regard us as a friend, as an ally, a vital ally and a vital partner," he affirmed.

In September, Israel signed two normalisation agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House. In October, Sudan agreed to normalise relations with Israel. This month, Morocco signed an agreement of ties with Israel.

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