Qatar completely rejected normalizing ties with Israel after the UAE and Bahrain did so, stressing that this is not the core of the Israeli-Palestinian struggle.
The (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) reacted with outrage to Iran’s strong opposition to a recent deal between the United Arab Emirates and Israel to normalize relations.
Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf condemned the United Arab Emirates’ agreement on normalization of ties with Israel as brazen treason against Islamic and humanitarian values.
The United Arab Emirates has made a "huge mistake" in reaching a deal toward normalizing ties with Israel, President Hassan Rouhani said.
The United Arab Emirates said its decision to normalize ties with Israel isn’t about countering Iran and dismissed criticism of the pact from Turkey’s president.
An Islamic Jihad representative in Iran lambasted the UEA for reaching a deal to establish ties with Israel, saying the Abu Dhabi government has become a tool in the hands of the Zionist regime.
Hamas criticized attempts aimed at normalizing ties with Israel, describing the latest wave of normalization by certain Arab countries as the “new Palestinian setback”.