As part of the agreement, announced at the White House on August 13, after 18 months of talks, the Gulf state agreed to normalize relations with Israel, while Israel agreed to continue with plans to suspend annexation. West Bank.

A senior White House official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan would lead the two delegations to the ceremony.

Trump and other government officials have said they expect Saudi Arabia and other countries to follow Israel’s example of recognition.

Iran rejected the agreement, which also served to strengthen opposition to Tehran, a regional power seen by the United Arab Emirates, Israel and the United States as the main threat in the Middle East.

The agreement is not similar to the Middle East peace plan to resolve decades of Israeli-Palestinian conflict, despite Trump’s commitment to do so through the efforts of his White House adviser, Jared Kushner. Trump proposed a peace plan in January that strongly favors Israelis, but has not made significant progress.