Senior officers from the U.S., Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) held a “secret” assembly on the White House in December to debate Iran, in response to an American information web site.
The Dec. 17 assembly tackled coordination towards Iran and “dialogue of a UAE-Israel nonaggression pact,” Axios reported, citing unnamed Israeli and U.S. officers.
The U.S. group included Nationwide Safety Adviser Robert O’Brien, his deputy Victoria Coates and Washington’s particular envoy for Iran Brian Hook.
The assembly included Meir Ben-Shabbat, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s nationwide safety adviser and UAE’s Ambassador to Washington Yousef Al Otaiba.
Otaiba is “a very shut adviser” to UAE’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, in response to Axios.
He was current whereas U.S. President Donald Trump introduced the Israel-Palestine plan together with Netanyahu on the White House final week.
The report stated Netanyahu has labored arduous to spice up a clandestine alliance with the UAE towards Tehran, including that the transfer occurred at a U.S.-led convention in Warsaw, Poland.
The convention in February 2019 was meant to isolate Iran in the Center East and in response to the report, the Trump administration determined to ascertain a trilateral discussion board after the convention.
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