Search: UAE (42 materials)

 

Small Countries as Key Agents in Peace Mediation

... has also significantly increased its peace-making efforts in recent years, with the Emirates brokering negotiations between Pakistan and India that resulted in their declaration that they would respect the 2003 cease-fire accord. Earlier in 2018 the UAE together with Saudi Arabia played a key role in mediating the 2018 peace agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia. In 2020 Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed played a key role in the attainment of the Abraham accords between Israel and several ...

21.03.2022

Pragmatic Proposals to Optimize Russia’s Pledged Rehabilitation of Ethiopia

... potentially be used to extend economic, financial, humanitarian, and security cooperation to their Ethiopian partner to complement bilateral and trilateral efforts in this respect. Russia’s increasingly strategic ties with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) could also lead to Moscow working more closely with Abu Dhabi on related rehabilitation matters with their shared partners in Addis Ababa. Observers shouldn’t forget that Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed (MBZ) played a crucial role in brokering ...

12.01.2022

Meeting with the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research

... (ECSRS) held a meeting On December 8, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSRS) held a meeting. During the meeting, there was a discussion on relations between Russia and the UAE. In addition, the possibilities of cooperation between ECSRS and the RIAC were discussed. Ivan Bocharov, Program Assistant at the RIAC, took part in the meeting.

08.12.2021

New page in Turkey-UAE ties: Why now?

The economy, stability and security issues have spurred the ongoing Turkey-UAE normalization. Source: Daily Sabah Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed’s (MBZ) recent visit to Ankara came after a long period of frozen relations with the United Arab Emirates (UAE). For years, the two have held different positions on several ...

26.11.2021

RIAC and Emirates Center for Strategic Analysis and Research Discussed Opportunities for Cooperation

On November 17, 2021, a delegation from the Emirates Center For Strategic Studies and Research (ECSRS) visited the Russian International Affairs Council On November 17, 2021, a delegation from the Emirates Center For Strategic Studies and Research (ECSRS) visited the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). During the meeting, the current RIAC projects the Middle East direction were introduced to the members of the delegation. In addition, there was a discussion on the opportunities for cooperation...

17.11.2021

The Abraham Accord, Iran, and The Geopolitics of the Persian Gulf

... can once again strengthen Islamic Republic’s legitimacy and influence in the region. The Abraham Accords, signed in August 2020, initiated a phase of normalization between Israel and two Persian Gulf monarchies, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Followed by peace treaties with Morocco and Sudan in October and December 2020, all mediated by the United States. Since the Israeli-Egyptian and the Israeli-Jordanian comprehensive peace treaties in 1979 and 1994, this is the first occasion that ...

06.09.2021

Can Somaliland Be Alternative for Russia’s Troubled Sudanese Naval Base Plans?

... principled support of international law, which recognizes Somaliland as an integral part of the Federal Republic of Somalia as well as sow the seeds of distrust between Moscow and Mogadishu. At the same time, though, it should not be forgotten that the UAE used to have a military base in Somaliland’s Berbera that was recently converted to a civilian facility. The UAE previously relied on this base to assist its war in Yemen, but as Oxford scholar Dr. Samuel Ramani noted in his article for Al Monitor,...

09.06.2021

Gulf Security Strategic View From UAE and Russian Perspective. Strategic Talk

On May 18, 2021, at 3 pm Moscow time, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the TRENDS Research and Advisory (UAE) are holding an open Strategic Talk “Gulf Security Strategic View From UAE and Russian Perspective” On May 18, 2021, at 3 pm Moscow time, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the TRENDS Research and Advisory (UAE) are holding ...

14.05.2021

Assessing Iran’s Threat Potential to the UAE

UAE officials have viewed Iran as a danger for many years, which is why Abu Dhabi lobbied the Trump administration to pursue “maximum pressure” against Tehran Iran condemned the United Arab Emirates for signing the Abraham Accords with Israel last ...

26.01.2021
 

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