India welcomes normalisation of relations between UAE, Israel

India has welcomed the normalisation of relations between UAE and Israel. Addressing a press briefing, Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs, Anurag Srivastava said that both UAE and Israel are key strategic partners of India. He said, India continues its traditional support for the Palestinian cause and hopes to see early resumption of direct negotiations to find an acceptable two-state solution.

Mr. Srivastava said that India has consistently supported peace,stability and development in West Asia. Earlier, in a joint statement released yesterday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan said they have agreed to the full normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.