On 21 August, Prince Turki bin Fayçal Al Saud wrote in an obvious reply to Mr. Trump, who said on 19 August that he expected Saudi Arabia to accede to the agreement, that the price to be paid for normalizing relations with Israel would be the creation of a sovereign Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital. He added that any Arab country that wants to follow in the footsteps of the United Arab Emirates should in future demand a higher price from Israel for peace.  On the other hand, some of the Israeli right have expressed anger at Mr. Netanyahu for breaking his promise of annexation. At a televised press conference, he said that the annexation had only been postponed « temporarily. » « In the same way that I brought peace with an Arab country, » Netanyahu said, « I will bring sovereignty. » The Tunisian Assembly of Representatives of the Tunisian People criticized the agreement and said it was in solidarity with the Palestinian cause.  Many people protested outside the United Arab Emirates Embassy in Tunis, people burned Israeli flags and photos of UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, while supporting the Palestinian cause for independence.  Tunisian President Kais Saied then said that Tunisia was not interfering in the agreement and would not oppose, but would support the Palestinians.  During today`s country, heads of state and government from Israel and the United Arab Emirates (United Arab Emirates) will sign an agreement to continue the normalization of relations. Bahrain`s foreign minister has agreed in recent days to sign a similar agreement at the same event, but the agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates appears to be much more robust and fraught with consequences. Joe Biden, Trump`s opponent in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, welcomed the agreement because it « builds on the efforts of several governments to promote broader Arab-Israeli openness, including the Obama Biden administration`s efforts to build on the Arab peace initiative. »  In the region, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan and Oman have publicly welcomed the Abraham Agreement. Saudi Arabia has said nothing, although analysts strongly speculate that this non-reaction is a sign that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman supports the deal, but that it is limited because his father, the king, opposes normalization with Israel.
Iran, Qatar and Turkey have criticized the deal, with the latter threatening to withdraw their ambassador from Abu Dhabi. Civil society organizations across the region remain strongly opposed to normalizing relations with Israel. These include Gulf groups that have been particularly opposed to the Israeli-Emirati agreement.