Qatar Calls for Applying Highest Safety Standards to Nuclear Reactors in Middle East Region

The State of Qatar called for applying the highest safety standards to nuclear reactors in the Middle East region, and stressed the importance of strengthening the role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in achieving the common goals of nuclear proliferation prevention, nuclear disarmament and the promotion of peaceful uses of nuclear energy. This came in a statement of the State of Qatar, delivered by HE the Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Federal Republic of Austria and the Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations and international organizations in Vienna Sultan bin Salmeen Al Mansouri, during the 64th session of IAEA's General Conference which is being held in Vienna.

Prime Minister Sends Written Message to Austrian Interior Minister

HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani sent a written message to HE Minister of Interior of the Federal Republic of Austria Karl Nehammer pertaining to bilateral relations between the two countries, especially in the security fields.

Qatar Stresses Importance of Sport in Protecting Youth from Crime, Drugs and Achieving Development, Peace

The State of Qatar affirmed that it included youth crime prevention through sports as one of the pillars of the Global Program for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration, which it financed. This is due to the State of Qatar's belief in the great role that sport plays in protecting youth from crime and drugs, empowering individuals and societies, achieving development and peace, and promoting dialogue between cultures and nations.

Qatar Calls for Confronting World Drug Problem Within Framework of UN Charter and International Law

The State of Qatar underlined that the threat of narcotic drugs to the health and safety of all mankind still exists, in light of its escalating negative repercussions on the social, economic and political stability of countries, the rule of law and sustainable development. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar, delivered by Abdullah bin Nasser Al Fuhaid, the Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of the State of Qatar and its Permanent Mission to the United Nations and International Organizations in Vienna, during the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), currently in session in Vienna.

Qatar Affirms Support to IAEA in Nuclear Security, Safety Field

The State of Qatar has affirmed that the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, especially in the areas of health, agriculture, industry and the environment, are a strategic bet and part of its plan for comprehensive economic and social development within the Qatar National Vision 2030, as it has adopted appropriate legislation to enhance the safety and security of radioactive materials and is cooperating with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to enhance the Agency's efforts in the field of nuclear security and safety.

Foreign Minister's Special Envoy Meets OSCE Secretary-General

HE the Minister of Foreign Affairs' Special Envoy for Counterterrorism and Mediation in Conflict Resolution Dr. Mutlaq bin Majed Al Qahtani met with HE Secretary-General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Ambassador Thomas Greminger, on the sidelines of the Regional High-Level Conference held in Vienna in cooperation with the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office (UNOCT) from February 11 to 12, under the title "Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Addressing Current Challenges."