UAE calls for Middle East to be free of nuclear weapons

(VOVworld) – The United Arab Emirates has urged the international community to take steps towards making the Middle East a zone free of nuclear weapons and weapons of mass destruction, to boost stability and security in the region.

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Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, UAE's Permanent Representative to UN (Photo: uaeintereact.com)

Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, the UAE’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, in the UN’s First Committee’s session on Disarmament and International Security, praised its important efforts in remaining global and regional peace and security.
Ambassador Nusseibeh stressed the role of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) to the UAE, based on its commitment towards global security, its pursuit of a fixed national policy, and adoption of clear positions regarding disarmament and non-proliferation issues.
She also urged Israel to join the Non-Proliferation Treaty, saying that it is the only country in the region that has not yet been involved in this treaty. 

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