The United Arab Emirates calls on all parties and organisers of the conference to work very hard to hold the conference as soon as possible in 2013. It also calls on all countries in the region to participate at the conference in the spirit of consensus and cooperation.
It continues to support the efforts of State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland Jaakko Laajava on consultation with the parties to prepare for the conference.
The United Arab Emirates reiterates its firm position in support of all international efforts to create a Middle East free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction to contribute to the achievement of peace and security. It attaches great importance to a successful conference on this goal.
The United Arab Emirates also confirms that a successful conference and taking of practical measures towards achieving the goal of free Middle East of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction, would further contribute positively to building confidence among the countries of the region and strengthening of the regional security.