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Non-interference in affairs of other states is key to stability: UAE MP

posted on 27/10/2016: 2912 views

GENEVA: Non-interference in the internal affairs of another state and respect for its sovereignty, remains the key to security and stability in the region, a UAE Member of Parliament told the Standing Committee on Peace and International Security on the margins of the 135th IPU Assembly in Geneva.

The role of parliament in preventing interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states and inter-state constructive co-operation also play a role, the expert said.

'Despite efforts by the United Nations, UN, to ensure sovereign equality among states, the increasing interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states remain the main reason behind instability in many countries,' said Dr. Saeed Al Mahrazi, member of the Parliamentary Division of the Federal National Council.

Some of the Middle East countries were experiencing flagrant violations of this principle which, in turn, triggered a series of conflicts and crises, he stated.

Some countries in the region were spreading sectarian ideologies and adopting expansionist policies which led to discord among people on one nation, he noted.

Citing international statistics, he said more than 70 percent of conflicts were solved out of the UN fold and that 79 countries are currently locked in conflicts.

Participants affirmed that non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states is one of the fundamental principles of the Charter of the United Nations. However, it is frequently interpreted in unreliable ways.

The session addressed the principle of non-interference, the challenges and opportunities linked to the principle.

Panellists tried to answer a question about the role of parliaments in addressing the issue of outside interference, the kind of measures and actions parliaments can plan in terms of legislation, policy development, evaluation and oversight, in order to prevent outside interference.

They also discussed the impact of violation of this principle on the political social economic and social stability of countries, and warned that interference in internal affairs of other states could be used as a political and economic card to ratchet up pressure on other states. – Emirates News Agency, WAM -


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