Ties with Nato on mutual respect: FM

Gulf Times:Saturday, 3 December, 2005

THE strategic partnership between Nato and the Gulf states requires an agreement that provides practical solutions to the security needs of both sides, based on mutual respect, the First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister HE Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani said on Thursday. The First Deputy Premier was delivering his inaugural address at a conference on “Nato’s Role in Gulf Security,” which saw the participation of Nato officials, civil society representatives and officials from the GCC states.