UN official hails UAE counter-terrorism efforts

Sat 15-09-2018 10:08 AM

ABU DHABI, 15th September, 2018 (WAM) — The Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office has hailed the significant efforts made by the UAE to counter terrorism and violent extremism as well as the country’s endeavours to promote the values of peaceful co-existence, tolerance and pluralism.

Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov, currently visiting the country, made the statements when he was received along with his accompanying delegation by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, who doubled, during the meeting, on the importance of uniting efforts to uproot terrorism and its growing threats to international peace and stability.

Ways of accelerating international efforts to fight terrorism and extremism were the main topic of discussions during the meeting which was held at Sheikh Nahyan’s palace and attended by Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development.

WAM/Hatem Mohamed



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