FROM BREITBART NEWS: President Donald Trump congratulated the two parties in a tweet: “Another HISTORIC breakthrough today! Our two GREAT friends Israel and the Kingdom of Morocco have agreed to full diplomatic relations – a massive breakthrough for peace in the Middle East!”
Less than a year ago, President Trump launched his Middle East peace plan, which departed from previous efforts in that it sought agreements between Israel and Arab states without giving a veto to the Palestinians.
ANOTHER HISTORIC BREAKTHROUGH TODAY! OUR TWO GREAT FRIENDS ISRAEL AND THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO HAVE AGREED TO FULL DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS – A MASSIVE BREAKTHROUGH FOR PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST!
— DONALD J. TRUMP (@REALDONALDTRUMP) DECEMBER 10, 2020
Earlier U.S. administrations had believed, incorrectly, that such an approach was impossible. Then-Secretary of State John Kerry said in 2016 that no separate peace between Israel and Arab states was possible: