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New Abraham Accords Institute for Peace will include key officials who led Abraham Accords
Jared Kushner and other key officials involved in the Abraham Accords said this week they are founding a new institute called the Abraham Accords Institute for Peace. It will include UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba and Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and Ambassador Shaikh Abdulla bin Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa who currently serves as Bahrain Ambassador to the United States and non-resident Ambassador to Canada.
A board is being created and Axios reported that the executive director will be Rob Greenway. “The energy and enthusiasm for the Accords across the region is truly remarkable," a statement from the group said.
Ambassador Houda Nonoo wrote "congratulations to Ambassador Shaikh Abdulla bin Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa who currently serves as Bahrain Ambassador to the United States and non-resident Ambassador to Canada, UAE Ambasador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba and Israel Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabi Ashkenazi "on founding the Abraham Accords Institute for Peace along with Jared Kushner and Avi Berkowitz.
Israeli-American businessman Haim Saban, a contributor to Democratic causes, "was also listed as part of the effort in a statement by the group," The Jerusalem Post reported. The founders "intend to add additional Democrats to the group as well as international advisers from the region," it said.