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Why is Hungary the only EU country sending a diplomat to the historic White House ceremony at which Israel will sign a peace treaty with two new Arab allies?

By United with Israel Staff

On Tuesday, Israel will sign a historic peace agreement with two Muslim-majority Gulf states, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

U.S. President Donald Trump “personally invited Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto to be present at the ceremony,” JNS reported.

And it turns out, Szijjarto is the only European Union (EU) diplomat planning to be there for the signing at the White House ceremony, which will be attended by around 1,000 dignitaries and diplomats.

While the EU issued a statement supporting the peace agreements between Israel and its Arab neighbors, the EU statement focused on “a negotiated and viable two-state solution built upon the internationally agreed parameters,” a clear reference to Palestinian demands.

The reason for the lack of EU diplomats at the signing on Tuesday remains unclear, however, many member states have remained hostile to the Trump administration and for the most part support the Palestinians in their conflict with Israel.

The Palestinians for their part have condemned in no uncertain terms the peace agreements between Israel and its Arab neighbors.

According to the Palestinian Authority, “normalization” of relations with the Jewish state is a “betrayal” of their cause and represents a “knife in their back.”

Until recently, the Palestinians had succeeded in pressuring the majority of the Arab world into boycotting Israel.

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