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Country is committed to peace

posted on 02/12/2006: 1602 views

Since the establishment of the UAE federation in 1971, UAE foreign policy has been firmly principled on the deep-rooted certainties of mutual respect for other states, non-interference in their internal affairs as well as the commitment to Arab, Islamic and international covenants and treaties. UAE relations with other nations are based on the advancement of mutual interests, the cultivation of the spirit of co-operation and good neighbourly relations, and the resolution of disputes through dialogue, co-operation and peaceful means and the enhancement of international peace and security.

The UAE rejects all forms of terrorism, violence and extremism, and remains committed to all calls to peace that may spare the world needless tragedy.

The UAE's relations within the immediate region of the Arabian Gulf emanate from a firmly-held conviction that the six Gulf countries have common future and goals. Ever since the establishment of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) in Abu Dhabi on May 25. 1981, UAE Gulf relations have been driven towards promoting closer ties with the other member countries with whom the UAE shares religion, history, language, culture and tribal and other affinities.

The UAE has been working closely with the other GCC member countries towards achieving Intra-GCC integration as well as coordinating GCC foreign policies, regional and international relations to the best interest of their peoples. Joint committees and meetings have been contributing to the development of the UAE bilateral relations with the other states of the Arabian Peninsula.

The UAE hosted the 26th summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Abu Dhabi on Dec.18-19, 2005. At the summit which was called "Fahd Summit" in honour of the late King Fahd Bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, the six GCC leaders convened the organisation's Supreme Council to review a host of issues including regional security, economic integration, education reform and other issues.

The UAE has been adopting flexible diplomacy and following a peaceful approach to put an end to the Iranian occupation of the UAE three islands of Greater and Lesser Tunb and Abu Musa.

The UAE therefore attempts to bring the dispute over the three islands only through direct negotiations with Iran and reference to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Support to Lebanon

Within the Arab context, the UAE offered unwavering support to the Lebanese people during and after the Israeli aggression earlier this year. Based on its commitment to resolutions of Arab Summits, including the recent Khartoum Summit, the UAE government reaffirmed its complete solidarity with Lebanon and called on the international community and the UN security council to put an end to the flagrant Israeli large-scale onslaught and gross violation of Lebanon's sovereignty.

Immediately after the onset of Israeli military operations against Lebanon, UAE donated 20 million dollars to UN Lebanon relief operations and launched air and sea emergency operations to dispatch hundreds of tons of food and medical relief supplies to the crisis-hit country through a humanitarian.

The UAE also launched the UAE Programme to Support and Rebuild Lebanon through which it implemented a large-scale project for the reconstruction of Lebanon's destroyed infrastructure in the wake of the military operations. The project rebuilt and renovated 115 schools in Southern Lebanon, dispersed funds to cover schooling costs for 400000 Lebanese students, installed 44 power generators in destroyed villages, rehabilitated damaged fishing wharfs and paid US$2 million in emergency aid to Lebanese fishermen and fishing boat owners.

Moreover, the UAE lent support to the United Nations Mine Action Coordination Centre (UNMACC) which is carrying out a large-scale demining operation to clear mines, defuse and remove cluster bomblets and other types of unexploded munitions and duds in Southern Lebanon villages in the wake of the Israeli aggression earlier this year.

Sheikh Khalifa launched this year an initiative to clear Southern Lebanon of mines, cluster bomblets and blind bombs. Accordingly, the UAE Programme to Support and Rebuild Lebanon signed agreements with two British companies, to carry out a mine clearance operation along with the engineering personnel of the UAE Armed Forces.

Work now is underway to clear areas south of Littani River and along the Lebanese-Israeli borderline of unexploded ordnance.

This same 580 sq km. area was previously mine-cleared by the UAE Demining Programme "Tadhamun" an initiative launched in May 2004 by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan with initial funds of 20 million USD to clear about 130000 mines strewn over tens of villages by Israeli forces during its occupation of Southern Lebanon. The UAE Armed Forces engineering units cleared and defused about 62000 mines and other types of duds.

The financial support which UNMACC has received from the UAE allows for the carrying out of a comprehensive six-month clearance campaign by fifty teams. The UAE financed in 2002 a similar mine clearance operation in Southern Lebanon by UNMACC which was established by the UN and Lebanese government upon Israel's withdrawal from Lebanon in 2000.

The UAE incessantly reiterates its support for the Palestinian Cause and for a Palestinian state with Holy Jerusalem as its capital. It has been offering unstinting political and humanitarian support to the Palestinian people against the blatant aggressions and inhuman violations.

Based on its unwavering solidarity with the Palestinian people who are reeling under the Israeli occupation, the UAE launched and financed reconstruction and charitable projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

Independent Iraq

Iraq has also been getting the UAE's unwavering support and help before, during and after three wars. The UAE has reiterated its support for a secure, independent and unified Iraq that exercises full sovereignty over all its territories and resources.

Emanating from its leadership's solidarity with Iraq at international circles, the UAE hosted the one-day preparatory meetings of the UN-backed International Compact for Iraq (ICI), a five-year plan to bring peace and development to violence-wrecked Iraq.

Hosting the ICI meetings which were concluded with the promulgation of Abu Dhabi Declaration on September 10th 2006 is further proof to the UAE's keenness to render support to Iraq and help it achieve all its national objectives and regain its normal position in the international arena.

Based on a consistent theme of its foreign policy, the UAE has voiced its full support for a co-ordinated Pan-Arab action towards Pan-Arab unity. In this context, the UAE leadership expressed, at the recent Khartoum Pan-Arab Summit on March 28 and 29 March this year, its keenness on achieving considerable progress in Arab countries to boost economic and social development plans to the best interest of Arab people to meet their political, economic, cultural and technical challenges. (Emirates News Agency, WAM)


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