18/07/2020 – Settlement of the conflict in Libya and further strengthening of bilateral ties were among the topics discussed by Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov of Russia and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Russian foreign ministry said on Friday after their telephone conversation. »The two countries’ foreign ministers discussed current issues of further strengthening of comprehensive Russian-UAE ties, » the ministry said. « Special attention was focused on issues of practical implementation of agreements reached during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s state visit to Abu Dhabi on October 15, 2019, and other bilateral top-level contacts. » Continuer à lire … « Russian, UAE top diplomats discuss situation in Libya, development of bilateral ties »
12/09/2019 – Matar Salim Ali Al Dhaheri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, received at his office today Lieutenant-General Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed Lemine, Mauritanian Army Chief-of-Staff, and his accompanying delegation, where they discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the defence field.The two sides also discussed bilateral relations and ways of strengthening them, exchanged views on the latest regional and international developments, in addition to a number of issues of common concern.
The meeting was attended by a number of senior defence officials.
09/09/2019 – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has turned to explicit support for the forces of Khalifa Haftar that have been launching attacks on legitimate and Un-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) since last April. Continuer à lire … « Like in Yemen, UAE turns to explicit support for Haftar’s coup against legitimacy in Libya »
24/08/2019 – In 2020, when Tunisia begins its two-year term as non-permanent member of the Security Council, the country will have the biggest opportunity to influence international affairs since becoming a democracy in 2011. In response to the appointment, Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui declared “Tunisia will be the voice of Africa and the Arab world…Trying to expedite finding peaceful settlement for some of the pending issues witnessed by our region.” Continuer à lire … « Tunisia Could Help Enforce Libya’s Arms Embargo »
2018/06/26 – South African National Space Agency (SANSA) and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the exploration and use of space for peaceful purposes.
The MoU was signed on the margins of the sixty-first session of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) currently underway in Vienna. Continuer à lire … « South Africa and UAE space agencies sign collaboration deal »
2018/06/04 – The United Arab Emirates is putting crazy money on the table and for one goal only: funding campaigns for elections candidates in Libya who are pro-Khalifa Haftar, The New Arab reported, citing Libyan sources. Continuer à lire … « UAE is funding campaigns to select pro-Haftar candidates for Libya 2018 elections »
2018/04/24 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the national entity for development aid, has extended a concessionary loan of AED110 million ($30 million) to the Government of Mali to support its national social housing programme. Continuer à lire … « Mali/UAE – Abu Dhabi fund agrees $30m loan to support Mali housing programme »
2018/03/18 – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been one of the leading countries in the Middle East in terms of aggressive foreign policy. This activism is easily observed in Abu Dhabi’s response to the revolutionary uprisings in the Arab world. The UAE has supported the Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi regime in Egypt; it has become an active player in Libyan politics and played a great role in Yemen’s civil war. Continuer à lire … « Military bases in UAE foreign policy (Opinion) #Libya #Turkey »