UAE affirms support for stable, prosperous Iraq


The UAE affirmed its keenness to support all efforts to achieve security, stability and prosperity for Iraq and its people, as well as to counter foreign interventions in its internal affairs.

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, said this in a statement, while heading the Emirati delegation participating in the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership, which began today in Jordan.

Sheikh Saud stressed that Iraq’s stability will reinforce the region’s security.

He also emphasised the importance of Arab and regional cooperation to create a stable region and prosperous future while pointing out the efforts of the Iraqi government to organise the first Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership.

The high-level regional and international participation in the event underscores the keenness to support Iraq through this critical period, he added.

Sheikh Saud expressed his hope in the success of the second session of the conference in Jordan and affirmed the need to capitalise on its outcomes, and cooperate with Iraq to help it overcome its challenges.

He stressed that dialogue between the countries of the region is the only way to create a prosperous future for Iraq and the wider region.

At the end of his statement, Sheikh Saud thanked Jordan and France for organising the event.

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