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Senators introduce bill to strengthen Israeli-Arab normalization agreements

Both Democrats and Republicans signed on to the legislation, which would mandate more action on fighting Islamophobia and anti-Semitism and boosting Israeli-Arab exchange programs, among other things.
Senior adviser Jared Kushner and US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin listen while Donald Trump announces an agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Israel to normalize diplomatic ties, the White House August 13, 2020, in Washington, DC.

A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation on Friday to bolster and expand the normalization agreements between Israel and Arab states.

Republican Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho said that the Abraham Accords could improve the course of history in the region.

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