President Trump Gives Awards To Senior Advisers For Arab-Israeli Deals:
Senior US officials are hoping to seal one more agreement before Trump’s term expires on Jan. 20 – The Jerusalem Post.
The outgoing President of the United States Donald Trump, has given a national security awards on Wednesday to several top aides for their impacts in the successful agreements towards normalizing relations between Israel and four countries in the Middle East.
According to the source, Trump awarded the National Security Medal to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, national security adviser Robert O’Brien, senior adviser Jared Kushner, Middle East envoy Avi Berkowitz, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and John Rakolta, US ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.
“Thanks to the efforts of these individuals, the region will never be the same as it finally moves beyond the conflicts of the past,” the White House said in a statement.
In the past four months, Israel reached deals with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco as part of what the United States calls “the Abraham Accords.”
Recipients of this awards are hoping to seal one more agreement before the end of Trump’s tenure on January. 20.