Bilateral relations of the United Arab Emirates
Israel and UAE to establish full diplomatic ties, as Tel Aviv says deal will 'delay' annexation of Palestinian lands.
Israel and the United Arab Emirates have reached an agreement - brokered by the United States - to work towards a "full normalisation of relations", a deal the Palestinians called a "treacherous stab in the back".
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban on Wednesday had a phone conversation with the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, upon His Royal Highness' initiative, in which context they agreed to continue joint efforts to strengthen and further extend bilateral economic cooperation.
Since the beginning of 2020, the pace of normalization between Israel and Arab countries has accelerated considerably on the political, military, economic, and even sports fronts.
Tel Aviv has been keen to publicly announce secret relations with Arab countries in a bid to break with political tradition.
The government has approved a draft Strategic Cooperation Agreement between Bulgaria and the United Arab Emirates as a basis for negotiations between the two countries, said the government press office.
The United Arab Emirates is among the countries in the Gulf region with which Bulgaria has been developing ever closer relations and dynamic cooperation over recent years.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Sunday hailed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the governmental company DP WORLD from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Romanian Transport Ministry, as one of a great importance for both states.