Tue 13-02-2018 16:23 PM

UAE participates in international coalition meeting against Daesh in Kuwait

KUWAIT, 13th February, 2018 (WAM) -- Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, has led the UAE delegation to the ministerial meeting of the International Coalition against Daesh in Kuwait, which reviewed the great success of the international coalition in defeating and reducing the presence of the terrorist group.

The meeting also dealt with the nature of the challenge that follows the military victory and the necessity of creating the conditions required for the return of refugees and services as well as cleaning the area of mines, while also discussing the need to move forward in Syria.

In his speech to the meeting, Dr. Gargash thanked Kuwait for hosting it and emphasised the UAE's commitment to the alliance against Daesh. He reaffirmed this commitment reflects the UAE's belief in the need to address the threat of extremism and terrorism. He added that the UAE is a strong partner and committed to address hate and terrorism speech, outlining the UAE's efforts in this regard.

He also expressed the UAE's support for the efforts of the Iraqi government on this issue.

 

WAM/Rola Alghoul/Nour Salman