President of Israel Herzog and Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Mohammed Mahmoud al-Haca cut the opening ribbon together.
In her speech at the ceremony, Haca said, “This embassy is not only a residence for diplomats, but will also form the basis of our mission of strengthening relations, partnership and dialogue between us.” said.
Israeli President Herzog, on the other hand, said that seeing the UAE flag in the skies of Tel Aviv seemed like a distant dream in the past, but today it has become a reality.
Herzog argued that the opening of the embassy is an important step not only for UAE-Israel relations, but for the entire Middle East.
Israel’s embassy in the UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi, opened on 29 June.
The UAE and Israel signed an agreement to normalize relations at a ceremony held at the White House on September 15, 2020.
The Palestinian side, on the other hand, reacted to the normalization of the UAE with the Tel Aviv administration, without a fair solution to the Palestinian-Israeli issue.