11:21 - 2023-10-06
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Today, Friday, Environment Minister Nizar Amedi affirmed the government’s determination to achieve its aspirations in the face of climate change.
A statement by the ministry stated, “The Minister of Environment, Nizar Amedi, met with the Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology of the United Arab Emirates and the designated President of the COP28 Conference, Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of the Iraqi Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Muzaffar Al-Jubouri, to discuss strengthening bilateral relations.” Within the framework of international and regional cooperation to confront the challenges of climate change.”
He added, "The Minister of Environment reviewed during the meeting the preparations for Iraq's effective participation in the COP28 climate conference and the necessity of consolidating cooperation between Iraq and the international community, especially the fraternal relationship between the two brotherly countries," stressing "the importance of doubling international efforts to achieve the provisions of the Paris Agreement and the sustainable development goals."
Amedi praised "the efforts of the UAE and its great role in working for climate at the local and global levels, and its real contributions in the field of combating climate change."
For his part, "the Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology of the United Arab Emirates stressed the need to expand aspects of cooperation between the two countries in environmental sectors such as the renewable energy sector and climate change, and to support the principles of nature-based solutions and exchange cooperation and expertise in these fields," expressing "his country's desire to strengthen the bonds of relations." Brotherhood and opening broader horizons for joint work at all levels to serve the interests of both countries.”
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