BISMARCK – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND), a Senate Armed Services Committee member, issued the following statement today on the peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates:

“Normalized relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is a historic diplomatic breakthrough in the quest for peace in the Middle East. It also puts further pressure on Iran to realize their efforts to destroy Israel and destabilize the region will be unsuccessful. Today’s announcement is a testament to the bold diplomacy and vision of President Donald Trump. America is stronger and the world is safer with him at the helm.”