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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump gave nationwide safety awards on Wednesday to a number of prime advisers for his or her position in serving to dealer agreements aimed toward normalizing relations between Israel and 4 international locations within the Arab world.
Trump awarded the Nationwide Safety Medal to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, nationwide safety adviser Robert O’Brien, senior adviser Jared Kushner, Center East envoy Avi Berkowitz, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and John Rakolta, U.S. ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.
“Due to the efforts of those people, the area won’t ever be the identical because it lastly strikes past the conflicts of the previous,” the White Home stated in an announcement.
Prior to now 4 months, Israel reached offers with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco as a part of what america calls “the Abraham Accords.”
Senior U.S. officers are hoping to seal another settlement earlier than Trump’s time period expires on Jan. 20.
The president’s authority to award the Nationwide Safety Medal dates to 1953, beneath an government order that permits for recognition for main contributions within the subject of nationwide safety.
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