Trump talks with leaders of Israel, Sudan as countries agree to normalize ties

by Reuters
Friday, 23 October 2020 16:00 GMT

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday spoke with the leaders of Israel and Sudan as the two countries announced their plan to normalize relations, adding that he expected the Palestinians and other nations to also agree to closer ties in coming months.

In a telephone call with Trump held in front of reporters at the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also welcomed what he called a rapidly expanding circle of peace. (Reporting by Jeff Mason and Idrees Ali; Writing by Susan Heavey, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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