Israeli Amb. Aharoni to Newsmax: Peace Deal Hinges on Domestic Approval

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will have more trouble on a domestic level than because of the Palestinians when it comes to reaching an agreement being brokered by the United States and Saudi Arabia for normalization of relations, Israeli Ambassador Ido Aharoni told Newsmax Friday after Netanyahu’s speech to the United Nations. 

“The Palestinians are in no position to derail talks between the United States and Saudi Arabia,” Aharoni said on Newsmax’s “National Report.” “The reason I say that is because they ruled themselves out by declining compromises that were offered to them by [Bill] Clinton and the George W. Bush administration in 2008.”

Instead, the question is whether Netanyahu’s current coalition will be able to support and endorse the normalization deal, because “the government is pretty much left out of that cycle of negotiations,” said Aharoni. 

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