Nouakchott, Mauritania, August 16, 2020 — Mauritania has stressed its support for the United Arab Emirates’ position to advance national, Arab and Muslim interests. The Mauritanian news agency quoted a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Mauritania abroad as saying the country underscored the UAE’s support for Palestine and the rights of the Palestinian people to establish a state with Jerusalem as its capital.
“In recognition of the fraternal and historical relations between our country and the UAE, and on the basis of our confidence in the wisdom of the UAE leadership and its significant sacrifices for Arab purposes, in particular for the Palestinian cause, we stress that the UAE has full sovereignty and independence in the management of its relations and attitudes guided by its national interests, as well as by Arab and Muslim interests and causes. “,” the statement said. “We fully trust the leadership of the UAE and its understanding of the interests of the Arab region and the Palestinian people and their struggle under Israeli occupation, and we are confident that it will take the necessary measures to ensure the well-being of the Palestinians and their right to an independent country with Jerusalem as its capital,” he added.