Israel, Morocco agree to normalise relations in US-brokered deal

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Israel and Morocco agreed on Thursday to normalise relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making Morocco the fourth Arab country to set aside hostilities with Israel in the past four months.

As part of the agreement, US President Donald Trump agreed to recognise Morocco’s sovereignty over the Western Sahara, where there has been a decades-old territorial dispute with Morocco pitted against the Algeria-backed Polisario Front, a breakaway movement that seeks to establish an independent state in the territory.

And to discuss the latest updates and analysis we are joined by Al Jazeera Correspondents Kimberly Halkett from Washington, DC and Harry Fawcett from West Jerusalem, and from Doha joining us is Al Jazeera Senior Political Analyst Marwan Bishara.

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