Netanyahu vows to forge historic peace treaty with Saudi Arabia to end Arab-Israeli conflict once and for all

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Incoming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu went on a charm offensive inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this week.

His mission: to expand the circle of the Abraham Accords.

As much as he loved forging historic peace and normalization deals with four Arab countries in 2020 – the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan, and Morocco – Netanyahu wants more.

“He shall be a wild man; His hand shall be against every man, And every man’s hand against him. And he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.” Genesis 16:12 

In his first-ever interview with a Saudi newspaper, the 73-year-old Israeli leader said one of this top foreign policy priorities upon re-taking office will be to pursue an even more historic and transformative peace deal with Riyadh.

“I think the peace with Saudi Arabia will serve two purposes,” Netanyahu told Al Arabiya’s English-language daily in an exclusive conversation. “It will be a quantum leap for an overall peace between Israel and the Arab world, it will change our region in ways that are unimaginable,” he said, “and I think it will facilitate, ultimately, a Palestinian-Israeli peace. I believe in that. I intend to pursue it.”

Netanyahu specifically said he believes peace with Saudi Arabia will motivate Palestinians to bring their conflict with Israel to an end, something to which he looks forward, he said.

So far, the Saudi government has not commented on the interview.

However, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman – often referred to by his initials, “MBS” – has indicated in various public interviews in recent years his believe that Israel has the right to live as a safe, sovereign and prosperous state in the Middle East and that he is not opposed to moving closer towards the Jewish state, so long as Israelis make peace with the Palestinians.

What’s more, MBS notably did not oppose the Abraham Accords.

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