UAE stresses on security of eastern Mediterranean, Arab regions
Publish- February 12, 2021, 11:27 AM
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The UAE stresses the importance of security and stability in the eastern Mediterranean and the Arab region
Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation, affirmed that the UAE rejects foreign interference in the internal affairs of countries and stresses the importance of respecting the rule of law and adhering to international conventions, and the security and stability of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arab region.
This came during her Excellency’s participation in the activities of the "Philia Forum 2021", which was held in the Greek capital Athens today to discuss regional developments and issues in the region and in the eastern Mediterranean region, at the level of foreign ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Republic of Greece. And the Republic of Cyprus and the Republic of France.
Her Excellency said that the meeting comes in light of the increasing volume of challenges and crises facing the two regions, which requires us to take serious collective action and increase cooperation and coordination, and to deal with them with rationality, wisdom and balance to lay the foundations for development, security, stability and peace in a way that achieves the hopes and aspirations of our peoples.
Her Excellency clarified that one of the most important challenges facing the world is the emerging Corona virus pandemic crisis and that since the beginning of the pandemic, the UAE has been keen to affirm its human solidarity with the countries of the whole world in dealing with this pandemic and that this crisis needs to increase coordination and cooperation among all Concerned authorities and concerted efforts to overcome challenges and preserve the safety of society. In this context, the UAE has so far provided more than 1760 tons of aid to more than 129 countries, from which about 1.7 million medical workers have benefited.
Her Excellency affirmed that the United Arab Emirates, as a peace-loving country, will continue its efforts aimed at spreading a culture of tolerance, moderation and coexistence among peoples, giving preference to the language of dialogue and reason among them, and that there is no tolerance and tolerance for extremism and terrorism in all its forms.
She noted that the UAE renews its support for achieving and sustaining regional and international stability, noting that the volume of joint coordination in this forum confirms the existence of the common political will to overcome the challenges on the regional and international arenas effectively and positively.