Bahrain's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York Jamal Faris Al Ruwaie participated in the celebration of the first anniversary of the signing of the historic peace agreements with Israel.
The UAE Permanent Representative Lana Nusseibeh, Morocco's Permanent Representative Omar Hilale and Israel's Permanent Representative Gilad Erdan also participated in the ceremony held in the presence of the US Permanent Representative Linda Thomas-Greenfield.
Al Ruwaie highlighted the approach of Bahrain under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, based on promoting peace in the region based on the values of coexistence, mutual respect and true cooperation.
Al Ruwaie praised the remarkable progress in the bilateral relations between Bahrain and Israel, pointing to the signing of several memoranda of understanding in various fields to establish a promising cooperation that contributes positively to the peace and development process in the region.
The arrival of Bahrain's ambassador to Israel and the expected official opening of the Bahraini embassy in Tel Aviv constitute another milestone in the growing bilateral relations, he added.
Al Ruwaie expressed appreciation for the US role in taking the historic step on the path to peace, security and real and lasting prosperity in the region and stressed Bahrain’s keenness to advance the values of coexistence, tolerance and harmony for the good of humanity.
He also affirmed that based on its belief that a just and comprehensive peace is the best guarantee for the future of the peoples of the region, Bahrain will continue to work with its international partners to achieve the desired peace and meet the peoples’ aspirations for security, stability and prosperity.
Source: Bahrain News Agency