HH the Amir Participates in the Opening Session of the 75th UN General Assembly

HH the Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani took part in the opening session of the General Debate of the Seventy-Fifth Session of the United Nations General Assembly, which was held via videoconference from the UN headquarters in New York, with the participation of a number of Their Majesties, Highnesses and Excellencies leaders of countries and heads of governments and delegations.


Qatar Reiterates Call for Political Solution, Condemns Human Rights Violations Committed in Syria

New York, March 03 (QNA) - The State of Qatar has renewed the call for a political solution to the crisis in Syria, stressing that military solutions will only result in more suffering and destabilization of security and stability. The State of Qatar denounced human rights violations and perpetration of atrocious crimes in Syria, emphasizing the need for justice and accountability to ensure that there is no impunity. This came in the State of Qatar's statement made by HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani at a UN General Assembly High-Level Informal Plenary Meeting on Syria.


Qatar Affirms Peaceful Means the Best Way to Maintain Peace, Security, Stability

New York, February 25 (QNA) - The State of Qatar reiterated that peaceful means are the best way to achieve the goals of peace, security and stability in the region and around the world, calling on member states to fulfill their obligations in accordance with the United Nations Charter, and to refrain in their international relations from using force in contradiction with the purposes of the United Nations. This came in a statement made by HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani at UN Security Council's virtual Arria-Formula meeting, convened by Mexico, which chairs the Council's work for this month, on "upholding the collective security system of the UN Charter: the use of force in international law, non-state actors and legitimate self-defense."


Qatar Pledges That Doha Plan of Action Will Be Starting Point For Transforming Most Vulnerable Countries

New York, February 09 (QNA) - The State of Qatar has pledged that the Doha Plan of Action will be a starting point for transforming the lives of millions of people living in the most vulnerable countries, and putting the least developed countries on the path towards sustainable and comprehensive development. This came in a statement made by HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani during the Organisational Session of the Preparatory Committee for the Fifth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries, which was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.


The State of Qatar Reiterates Commitment to GCC Unity

New York, January 29 (QNA) - The State of Qatar affirmed its commitment to the unity of the GCC and the restoration of the cohesion of the peoples of the region, and its aspiration to achieve the people's aspirations for greater solidarity, growth and stability, stressing that it continues to work sincerely towards creating the conditions for it and in the interest sought by its people and the peoples of the region as a whole. The State of Qatar reiterated its welcome of Al-Ula declaration, and its commitment to reducing tensions and resolving crises through dialogue in accordance with the principles of the peaceful settlement of disputes. This came in the State of Qatar's statement delivered by HE the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani, at a virtual meeting of the United Nations Security Council on conditions in the Middle-East, including the Palestinian issue.


Qatar and Poland Chair First Round of Intergovernmental Negotiations to Reform Security Council

New York, January 28 (QNA) - HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani and HE Permanent Representative of Poland Ambassador Joanna Wronecka, as the co-chairs of this process during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, chaired the first round of the intergovernmental negotiation on the issue of equitable Security Council representation, increasing the number of its members and other issues related to the Security Council. The first round, that last for two day, concentrated on the regional representation issue, while the member states and the regional groups and blocs concerned with the issue of Security Council reform reviewed their points of view regarding the Council reform.

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