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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael McCaul, Republican Leader on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement applauding the Administration’s announcement of diplomatic relations between Israel and Bahrain. 

“I am heartened that another of our Gulf partners is embracing diplomacy and dialogue with Israel. I congratulate King Hamad and Prime Minister Netanyahu, as well as the people of Bahrain and Israel, on establishing diplomatic ties between their countries and I thank the Administration for their impressive work to foster these game-changing developments. All of us will benefit from increased opportunities to work together on shared interests and goals.”