Top Saudi Diplomat to Israeli Paper: ‘Age of War with Israel’ Is Over

If true, this has enormous geopolitical implications, especially with regards to Iran / Saudi rivalry.  And OPEC.

Top Saudi Diplomat to Israeli Paper: ‘Age of War with Israel’ Is Over

TEL AVIV – In a rare interview with a Hebrew-language newspaper, a senior Saudi diplomat said it was time the Arab world realized that the “age of war with Israel” is over.

The diplomat, who declined to be named, slammed the Palestinian leadership for “irresponsibly” panning the Trump administration’s long-anticipated peace deal without even seeing it.

“The bloody conflict has dragged on for too long. For us the Saudis, as well as for all the Gulf states, Egypt and Jordan, it is clear that the age of war with Israel has ended and that normalizing relations will only benefit us,” he said in interview published in Globes. “The entire Arab world can benefit from this, not only the Palestinians, and of course also [Israel].”

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