Baku, July 5 (BNA): The Kingdom of Bahrain is proud of its sound and balanced diplomatic approach, which it adopts thanks to the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the government’s policies led by His Royal Highness Prince. Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Prime Minister and Bahraini Ambassador residing in Ankara, Dr. Ibrahim Yousef Al-Abdullah said.
This came during his presidency of the Kingdom’s delegation to the ministerial meeting of the Coordination Office of the Non-Aligned Movement, which was held here today.
Under the theme “Non-Aligned Movement: United and Resilient in the Face of Emerging Challenges”, the meeting was chaired by Jeyhun Bayramov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
In his speech at the opening session of the meeting, the ambassador affirmed that Bahrain’s diplomatic approach is in line with the goals of the Non-Aligned Movement, pointing to the Kingdom’s constant keenness to establish security, peaceful coexistence, and cultural and civilizational rapprochement for the benefit of the state. all mankind.
The Kingdom affirms the importance of joint diplomatic action in ending wars and settling regional and international disputes by peaceful means, foremost of which is advancing the process of just, comprehensive and lasting peace in the Middle East region by supporting the rights of the Palestinian people to establish their foundations. The ambassador said that an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital is in line with the Arab peace initiative and the two-state solution.
He added that Bahrain renews its appreciation for the positive regional developments, including the continuation of the humanitarian truce in Yemen, the return of Syria to the comprehensive Arab League, and the resumption of Saudi-Iranian diplomatic relations, stressing the need to carry it out. On the collective commitment to strengthening security and stability in Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Sudan, Libya and Afghanistan, as well as ensuring the success of international mediation efforts to achieve peace between Russia and Ukraine.
Al-Abdullah stressed the importance of consolidating the values of tolerance, pluralism and international cooperation as basic pillars to support the goals of the Non-Aligned Movement and the United Nations in achieving security, peace, development and human rights.
In this regard, he expressed his pride in the pioneering Bahraini initiatives led by His Majesty the King, including the inauguration of the “Declaration of the Kingdom of Bahrain”, the establishment of the King Hamad Global Center for Peaceful Coexistence, in addition to the launch of the King Hamad Global Award for Dialogue and Peaceful Coexistence, along with other ambitious humanitarian initiatives.
He emphasized the success of the Non-Aligned Movement in building a more stable, just and solid political and economic system, capable of consolidating global peace and security and implementing the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, leaving no one behind. It requires strengthening unity and deepening partnership among member states at various levels.
He pointed out that they include establishing international relations based on mutual respect and the principles of good neighborliness, facing common security challenges through the peaceful settlement of armed conflicts through dialogue, fighting terrorism and drying up its financial and intellectual sources.
Bahrain’s ambassador to Azerbaijan indicated that it also includes protecting the environment, reducing the negative effects of climate change, and investing in renewable energy projects, in addition to supporting the least developed countries.
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