UAE calls for n-weapons free Middle EAst

September 21st, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS  

Vienna, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has called on all countries in the Middle East to make a positive commitment to contribute to the establishment of a zone free of nuclear weapons.

It has said that all countries of the region should join the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and fully implement and comply with comprehensive safeguards agreement and their international obligations.

Hamad al Kaabi, the UAE’s permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in his statement before the 56th Session of the IAEA General Conference, reiterated UAE’s commitment of working with the agency towards the enhancement of nuclear safety, security and safeguards worldwide.

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