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15 January 2021

Israel’s ambassador to the U.S., speaking alongside his Bahraini and Emirati counterparts, remarked that “we are definitely opposed to going back to the same [nuclear] deal and we hope the new administration will sit down with Israel… with its other allies in the region, talk to us because we live in the region”. “Israel and the Arab States are on the same page… when it comes to Iran”, he added, urging the incoming U.S. administration “to make sure that… the Iranian regime knows that either if they try to attack, not only the U.S., but attack American allies in the region, American interests in the region, that there will be a heavy price to pay”. Bahrain’s ambassador also hoped that President-elect Biden would “recognise that Iran’s malign activities and ballistic missile capabilities are equally as troublesome to Iran’s neighbours as its nuclear program is”.

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