Abraham Accords are 'opportunity' for Palestinians, Israel claims

The landmark Abraham Accords that Israel has struck with two Gulf states are an opportunity for the Palestinians and do not come at their “expense”, Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi said on Sunday. The UAE and Bahrain broke decades of Arab consensus with their move, condemned as a “stab in the back” by Palestinian leaders for abandoning the position that there would be no relations with the Jewish state until it made peace with the Palestinians. But at a regional security conference in Manama, Ashkenazi said that the diplomatic shift could help resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, …

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