President Donald Trump received the highest distinction awarded by the Kingdom of Morocco in recognition of his diplomatic efforts to broker a peace agreement with Israel.

Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui, Morocco’s ambassador to the United States, presented President Trump with the Order of Mohammed, a gift reserved for heads of state, representing King Mohammed VI, according to Reuters news agency on Jan. 15.

The presentation of the significant award took place in a private ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House.

Other awards were presented to White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, and Middle East envoy Avi Berkowitz.

President Trump announced in one of his tweets, from the now-suspended account, that Morocco joined the Middle Eastern countries that have resumed diplomatic relations with Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Sudan.

“Another HISTORIC breakthrough today! Our two GREAT friends Israel and the Kingdom of Morocco have agreed to full diplomatic relations – a massive breakthrough for peace in the Middle East!.”

 — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 10, 2020.

As part of the agreement, President Trump announced that the United States officially recognizes Morocco’s sovereignty over part of the Sahara Desert.

“Today, I signed a proclamation recognizing Moroccan sovereignty over the Western Sahara. Morocco’s serious, credible, and realistic autonomy proposal is the ONLY basis for a just and lasting solution for enduring peace and prosperity!.” 

 — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 10, 2020.

After starting direct flights connecting the two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu officially invited the king of Morocco to visit his country. 

A spokesman for Netanyahu announced that the authorities of both countries maintained a “warm and harmonious” communication, during which the invitation of the Israeli prime minister to the king of Morocco was made official.

“The leaders welcomed the renewal of ties between their countries, the signing of the joint agreement with the United States and the agreements between the two countries,” according to Netanyahu’s office.

The important results obtained by the Trump administration in that region bring stability and peace, because they tend to isolate terrorist groups in the region by weakening their ability to attack.

The peace in the Middle East, achieved by Trump, is one of its many historic achievements in international politics.

No less important was the fact that it did not allow for the initiation of any international war, demonstrating the power of successful diplomatic processes.

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