Gulf & Middle East
'UAE stands in support of Iraq'
May 4, 2007 - 4:47:43 PM

Sharm El Sheikh -, May 4 - The UAE has reiterated its unequivocal stance in support of the Iraqi government and people in their effort to build 'stable, unified, fully independent and prosperous Iraq,' Emirates news agency WAM reported.

'The UAE stands strongly for respecting Iraq's territorial integrity and non-interference in its internal affairs,' UAE Minister of Governmental Sector Development Sultan Al Mansoori told an international conference on Iraq currently in session in this Red Sea resort.

Delivering the UAE statement to the conference, which brings together delegates from over 60 countries, Al Mansoori said the UAE was hopeful that the conference would facilitate the restoration of security and stability to Iraq.

'This meeting is convened at a tough time for the Iraqi Government and people who are in dire need of the support of the international community to overcome their present ordeal,' the Minister said.

Al Mansoori urged the international community to gear up support for institutional building and reconstruction efforts. The world community, he stressed, is duty bound to help Iraq rebuild its social structure on the principles of law and liberty.

He reaffirmed that the UAE will spare no effort in helping Iraq overcome its present sufferings and realize stability and prosperity.

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