Qatar supports efforts for a denuclearized Middle East
14 Sep 2022News
Qatar has always supported efforts and initiatives to promote the establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the Middle East, the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary General Ahmad bin Hassan Al Hammadi stressed on Monday.
Some of the efforts highlighted are those that fall within the framework of the United Nations, or the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Arab League, Organization of Islamic Corporations (OIC), Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), among others.
Qatar News Agency reported that the Gulf country has always stressed the importance of a joint global obligation mandated by international treaties and resolutions, including relevant Security Council resolutions.
Speaking at the first Arab Symposium on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation held in Doha, the top Qatari official also reiterated the serious consequences that would threaten international and regional peace and security if efforts were not made to establish the region in a timely manner. .
He said the objectives of the symposium were integral to Qatar's efforts to support the total prohibition of nuclear weapons based on international law and international humanitarian law.
Al Hammadi stressed that Doha is fully abiding by its obligations under those treaties because of its firm belief that it will work with "all peace-loving countries" to create a world free of nuclear weapons and other WMDs, as well as its accession to the banning treaties. Controls specific types of conventional weapons.
He added that Qatar has agreed to agreements on WMD elimination, nuclear test bans and nuclear weapons production.
The Qatari official also drew attention to his country's support for the resolution passed by the UN General Assembly in preparation for the conclusion of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). Nuclear weapons.
Pointing to some of the achievements made at the conference, Al Hammadi said that the coordination of the joint efforts of the Arab countries and the Arab League Office included positions in a concise draft final document to maintain and expand the gains. What has been done in past review conferences is critical.