Boris Johnson welcomes Abraham Accord during talks with Jared Kushner

Talks follow Kushner’s visit to Middle East where he led US-Israeli delegation to Abu Dhabi

Kushner: Trump's two-state solution recognises Israel's security threats

Kushner: Trump's two-state solution recognises Israel's security threats
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The Abraham Accord between the UAE, Israel and US has been welcomed by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, as they held talks with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner in London.

The UK Foreign Office said they discussed wider US efforts to enable the normalisation of ties between Arab states and Israel.

Mr Raab tweeted that the accord was “historic”.

He updated Mr Kushner on his recent visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories, “and his encouragement of a return to co-operation between the Israeli and Palestinian leaderships, as a first step on the road to a renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace process”.

“The prime minister and foreign secretary were clear about their commitment to a negotiated two-state solution,” the Foreign Office said.

The talks followed Mr Kushner's visit to the Middle East, where he led a US-Israeli delegation to Abu Dhabi on the first commercial flight between the UAE and Israel.

Under the terms of the Abraham Accord, Israel will not annex parts of the West Bank in exchange for establishing diplomatic ties with the UAE.

Mr Kushner also visited Saudi Arabia and discussed regional stability and areas of co-operation with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.