آخر تحديث - 27 نوفمبر 2020
The South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation regretted that the agreement was reached without consultation with the Palestinians, although the agreement was linked to their future, and noted that the agreement did not guarantee a permanent suspension of the annexation of parts of the West Bank.  The Parties recognize the importance of providing regular direct flights between Israel and the United Arab Emirates for passengers and cargo as an essential means of developing and promoting their relations. They recognize the rights, privileges and obligations recognized in the multilateral air services agreements to which they are parties and all the amendments that apply to both parties, in particular the 1944 Convention on International Civil Aviation, which was signed in Chicago on December 7, 1944, and the 1944 International Air Traffic Agreement. As a result, the parties will conclude as soon as possible all necessary civil aviation agreements and arrangements and therefore strive to create an international air corridor between their two states, in accordance with international law. They also conclude and conclude the necessary visa and consular agreements and arrangements to facilitate the movement of citizens of both states. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has warned the United Arab Emirates that it will have dangerous consequences for the agreement. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the agreement a “huge mistake” and warned the United Arab Emirates that Israel was not safe in the Gulf. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke of a betrayal of Arab and non-Arab countries in the Middle East. A group of protesters with less than 100 residents gathered in front of the VaE Embassy in Tehran on 15 August, chanting “Death to America” and “Death to Israel”. Protesters also burned Israel`s flag.  The conservative newspaper Kayhan, whose editor-in-chief is appointed by Iran`s Supreme Leader, warned that the agreement had made the United Arab Emirates a “legitimate and simple objective.”  “From this point of view, the Obama agreement with Iran is considered a disaster for both Israel and the Gulf Arab countries.