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Qatar Reiterates Commitment to Continue Efforts to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

New York - Information Office - 23 October 2019 The State of Qatar has reiterated its commitment to continue efforts towards elimination of nuclear weapons and non-proliferation to achieve security and stability in the region and the world. This came in a statement by the delegation of the State of Qatar, delivered by Abdulrahman Salim Al Ali, member of the delegation of the State of Qatar participating in the First Committee of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly on the item "nuclear weapons". The State of Qatar's statement noted that the international community's efforts to eliminate the threat posed by nuclear weapons to international peace and security have continued since the adoption of the first General Assembly resolution on disarmament, which was followed by the adoption of the document of the first special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament and the Non-Proliferation Treaty of 1968.


Qatar : Peaceful Resolution of Armed Conflicts Best Option for Maintaining International Peace and Security

New York - Information Office - 23 October 2019 The State of Qatar has underlined that resolving armed conflicts through peaceful means is the best and most effective option for maintaining international peace and security. This was came in the statement of the State of Qatar delivered by Rawda Fahad Kamal, member of the delegation of the State of Qatar participating in the 74th session of the UN General Assembly before the First Committee on the item "Other weapons of mass destruction". "The proliferation and use of weapons of mass destruction and their terrible effects on humanity must bring together the international community to prevent the possession of such weapons, to ensure that their use is prohibited under any justification, and to strictly abide by the legal obligations contained in the relevant international treaties," she said.


Qatar Affirms Rejection of Any Attempt to Use Dictation and Intervention Policies to Undermine Sovereignty of Countries

New York, October 19 (QNA) - The State of Qatar reiterated its rejection of any attempt to use policies of dictation and intervention to undermine the sovereignty of other countries, and expressed its keenness on resolving disputes peacefully with the support of the relevant organs of the United Nations. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar delivered by Sheikh Hamad bin Nasser Al-Thani, member of the Qatari delegation taking part in the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, before the Sixth Committee on the Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization.


Qatar Affirms Allocation of Large Part of Its International Development Assistance to the Least Developed Countries

New York, October 19 (QNA) - The State of Qatar affirmed the allocation of a large part of its international development assistance to the least developed countries, and expressed its aspiration to host the United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries in March 2021. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar, delivered by Tamim Khalid Al Mansouri, member of the Qatari delegation taking part in the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, before the Second Committee on Item 21: Groups of Countries in Special Situations.


Qatar Affirms Cybercrime and Piracy Pose Significant Threat to International Peace and Security

New York, October 19 (QNA) - The State of Qatar underlined that cybercrime and piracy constitute a significant proportion of crimes that threaten the international peace and security, calling for greater efforts to promote policies that ensure all segments of society can enjoy equal access to the opportunities offered by new technologies. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar delivered by Nayef Majid Al Qahtani, member of the Qatari delegation taking part in the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, before the Second Committee on Item 16: Information and Communications Technologies for Development.


Qatar Calls for Firm Policy on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Issues

New York, October 15 (QNA) - The State of Qatar has expressed its keenness on adopting a firm policy on disarmament and non-proliferation issues, affirming its firm belief that achieving international peace and security is the shared responsibility of States. It stressed that the multilateral framework was the only way to address disarmament, non-proliferation and international security issues and rid humanity of weapons of mass destruction in general and nuclear weapons in particular. This came in a statement delivered today by Deputy Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Talal bin Rashid Al Khalifa, in the general debate on "Disarmament and International Security" before the First Committee of the seventy-fourth session of General Assembly


Qatar Reaffirms Commitment to Partnership with International Community to Achieve Sustainable Development Agenda 2030

New York, October 15 (QNA) - The State of Qatar affirmed that making a progress towards the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 in the next phase requires the strengthening of the global partnership, reiterating its continued commitment to working and establishing partnership with the international community to achieve common goals. This came in the State of Qatar's statement delivered by Tamim Khalid Al Mansouri, Member of the State of Qatar's delegation participating in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, before the Second Committee on item (19) on sustainable development.


Qatar Reiterates Strong Condemnation of all Forms of Terrorism

New York, October 09 (QNA) - The State of Qatar reiterated its strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms, committed by whomever and wherever, and regardless of its justifications. The State of Qatar also renewed its support for holding a high-level conference under the auspices of the United Nations, in order to adopt a unified international position on counter-terrorism, including an agreed definition of terrorism. This came in the State of Qatar's statement delivered by HE Second Secretary of the Permanent Delegation of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Thani before Sixth (Legal) Committee of the United Nations General Assembly at its 74th Session on "Measures to Eliminate International Terrorism". HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Thani said that the State of Qatar will continue to work within the framework of the United Nations to reach a comprehensive agreement on international terrorism that will include a specific definition of terrorism without linking it to religion, race or culture, stressing the need to distinguish between terrorism, legitimate resistance against foreign occupation, self-defense and the right of self-determination of peoples under occupation.


Qatar Committed to Principle of Cooperation, Partnership to Address Challenges Facing International Community

New York, October 08 (QNA) - The State of Qatar has reiterated its commitment to action based on the principle of cooperation and partnership, pointing out that the efforts of the international community will have a positive effect in overcoming the challenges facing the international community and moving forward in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This came in a statement delivered by the Second Secretary at the Permanent Delegation of Qatar to the United Nations Ahmed bin Saif Al Kuwari in front of the general discussion of the UN Economic and Financial Committee of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.