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Trump Expects Saudi Arabia and 4 Other Arab States Will Be Next to Normalize Ties With Israel

President Donald Trump said on Friday that he expects Saudi Arabia will be among “at least five” Arab nations soon to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel. Trump made the remarks to reporters in the Oval Office after an announcement that Sudan had agreed to restore diplomatic ties with Israel. “We have at least five that want to come in. And we’ll have many more than that very soon,” Trump said. “I’m sure you’ll see Saudi Arabia there very soon,” Trump said, adding, “I really believe that will happen too, and very good relations with Saudi Arabia and so you’ll see something very special.” Friday’s normalization deal is the third U.S.-brokered agreement between Israel and an Arab state in recent months. Similar agreements have been penned with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. Trump sealed the agreement in a three-way phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Sudanese Prime …