Canada congratulates Israel, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on bilateral deals 


September 16, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement:

“Canada welcomes the historic signing of the Abraham Accords at the White House, establishing full diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, and Israel and Bahrain. 

“These accords will contribute to enhancing stability, security, and prosperity across the region. 

“As a longstanding friend of Israel and a steadfast partner of both Bahrain and the UAE, Canada looks forward to the opportunities these agreements will create for peace in the region. Canada stands ready to support these efforts.” 


Syrine Khoury
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

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