“Bahrain, under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, has made it a top priority to build a better and more tolerant Middle East," said Elan Carr.
Following meeting of Arab League, Abbas taking his case to additional international groups, plans to end up at Security Council
The remarks from the US official came in wake of the Palestinian decision to reject the administration's peace plan.
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Moderate Arab states have publicly insisted that they will only make peace with Israel once a deal has been reached.
Some 850,000 Jews were forced to flee their homes in Arab countries across the Middle East in the days leading up to and following the creation of the State of Israel in 1948.
The resolution will ask the UN to recognize the 800,000 Jewish refugees from Arab countries and Iran.
Trump Administration reinstated harsh economic sanctions.
“We should continue doing what we are doing [with the Persian Gulf countries], deepen those ties, without make doing this more difficult for them.”
After Sudanese protests toppled the regime of former president Omar al-Bashir, the country - one of Africa's largest - has been swept up in a democracy transition.