G-77 + China FMs endorse Doha declaration
Qatar's permanent delegate to the UN and the vice chairman of
the organizing committee of the G-77 and China second summit H.E
Nasser Abdulaziz Al-nassr said that the foreign minister of the
member states have endorsed the Doha Political Declaration and the
work plan that would be presented to the heads of states and
governments on Wednesday 15 June for adoption.
Doha political declaration deals with issues like Somalia, Iraq,
Palestine and several other issues that some members states have
presented in order to get support of the rest of the countries in
the group, while the work plan include development issues, with a
particular emphasis on south-south cooperation and poverty reducing,
he said in a press conference following the foreign ministers
meeting on Monday June 13, 2005.
reforms of the UN and the expansion of the Security council, the
Qatari diplomat reiterated the fact that these political issues were
not the main focus of the meeting and these would be dealt with
during the Non-Alignment Movement gathering on the sidelines of the
summit in Doha.
Replying on a question about the impact of the bilateral allies
between countries in the south and the north, mainly the US, Al-Nassr
said that the group include poor and developing countries and the
aim of the group is to come out with unified plans that would
presented to the countries in the north.
H.E the ambassador brought to minds that the very holding of
this summit meeting in Doha as the United Nations is marking its
60th foundation anniversary and ahead of the general assembly
meeting scheduled to convene next September to review progress on
the millennium plan is a great achievement for poorer countries
because it provides them with a rare opportunity to concert stances
and figure out workable demands.