Congresswoman Elaine Luria Statement on Bahrain’s Move to Normalize Relations with Israel

September 11, 2020
Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria issued the following statement after Bahrain’s move to normalize relations with Israel.

"I am encouraged by today’s announcement that Bahrain is joining the United Arab Emirates to normalize relations with Israel. As we reflect on the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, this decision brings us one step closer to a peaceful and secure Middle East. I applaud President Trump’s work to broker this agreement and urge other Arab nations to follow suit."

Congresswoman Elaine Luria represents Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District. She serves on the House Armed Services Committee, where she is the Vice Chair of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, and the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, where she serves as Chair of the Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee.