Mohamed Bin Tha'loob Al Derai, President of UAE and Israeli Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in 2018. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili
Miri Regev, Mohamed Bin Tha'loob Al Derai

A recent poll shows that that majority of of Americans support the development of official relations between Israel and the Arab nations.

By JNS

The majority of Americans agree with last week’s U.S.-brokered agreement to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, according to a poll released on Thursday.

At least 54 percent of Americans support the agreement, according to an Economist/YouGov poll.

In the poll, just 10 percent of Americans disapprove of the move, while 36 percent remain unsure.

Additionally, 53 percent of Democrats approve of it, while 12 percent don’t and 35 percent are not sure.

Meanwhile, 62 percent of Republicans approve of the peace agreement, while 9 percent disapprove and 29 percent are unsure.

Finally, 57 percent of Independents support the deal, while 10 percent don’t and 33 percent are not sure.

In the coming weeks, Israeli and Emirati delegations are expected to meet to sign bilateral agreements on security, tourism, direct flights, investment, telecommunications, technology, health care, reciprocal embassies, culture, energy and the environment.

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