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Netanyahu: Israel will have four more peace deals soon


Israel is on the way to making peace with four more countries in the region, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday.

“One of the leaders in the region” had called him on Monday night, and they spoke for 45 minutes, he said.

Netanyahu rebuffed accusations that he did not attend a planned Likud event in Ashkelon on Monday night because of the threat of rocket fire from Gaza. Rather, he was speaking to the regional leader, and since he does not have good cellphone reception in his armored car, he would not have been able to conduct the call on the way to Ashkelon, he said.

Over the past year, Israel normalized relations with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco. Several countries are thought to be considering following suit, including Niger, Mauritania, Indonesia and others.

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