Aug 13, 2020
Press Release

On August 13, Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on the announcement of an agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates:  

“Today’s announcement of a US-brokered agreement to normalize relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel is an achievement of historic proportions. It is the clear result of President Donald Trump’s bold foreign policy agenda centered on creating peace through strength.

“This is the first step towards a more stable, peaceful, and prosperous Middle East in which all people and religions can coexist and prosper. I commend President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan for their commitment to peace and prosperity in the Middle East and beyond.”