The Bahraini monarch, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, on Monday described the signing of the declaration in support of peace with Israel as a "historic achievement" on the road to achieving comprehensive peace in the Middle East region.
During his presidency of the cabinet session, the King of Bahrain said : The declaration of support for peace is an important historical achievement on the road to achieving comprehensive peace in the Middle East region and achieving the aspirations of its people for security, stability, prosperity and development in all their religions, and consolidating the spirit of coexistence that Bahrain has always known.
He added, "Among the goals that we have envisioned and pursued through declaring support for peace, is for the world to realize that peace is our message and our strategic choice, and that tolerance and coexistence are one of the most important features of our authentic Bahraini identity," according to the Bahrain News Agency.
The King of Bahrain concluded by saying, "We are tolerant and love of peace and coexistence. True coexistence and true peace are based on acceptance of the other, which is the essence of the Bahraini citizen and what he has enjoyed since eternity."