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Trump talks Israel-UAE deal, Biden’s Middle East record at last night of Republican convention

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US President Donald Trump gestures at the conclusion of the the final day of the Republican National Convention from the South Lawn of the White House on August 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

US President Donald Trump, in accepting the Republican Party’s nomination for president Thursday night to conclude the Republican National Convention, heralded the US-brokered agreement for Israel and the United Arab Emirates to normalize ties and went after opponent Joe Biden’s record on Middle East issues.

This month's Emirati-Israeli agreement to normalize relations means the UAE has become the third Arab country to have official relations with Israel, joining Egypt and Jordan. 

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