Macedonia-United_Arab_Emirates relations
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The Republic of Macedonia and the United Arab Emirates enjoy very good and friendly relations.[1]


Macedonia became an independent sovereign state in 1991. When it was about to become a member of the United Nations, the United Arab Emirates were one of the countries of the Arab World which gave support to Macedonia's membership in the organization.[1]

The UAE are also one of 127[2] countries recognizing the constitutional name of Macedonia.[1][3] The United Arab Emirates have a clear position concerning the Macedonian name issue, always using the constitutional name Republic of Macedonia.[1]

The UAE very much appreciates Macedonia's role and support concerning the peace process in the Middle East.[1] Also, the United Arab Emirates attach great importance to the region of Southeastern Europe.[1]

The two states have the same position on the independence of Kosovo and the nuclear program of Iran.[3] They also share the same positions concerning renewable energies, supporting the policies of international attention for the problems and challenges of renewable energy.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Republic of Macedonia - Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Macedonian) Прес Изјави на Министерот за надворешни работи на Република Македонија, Н.Е. Г. Антонио Милошоски и Н.Е. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Министер за надворешни работи на Обединетите Арапски Емирати
  2. Republic of Macedonia - Ministry of Foreign Affairs (English) The sole fact that 127 countries in the world have recognised the Republic of Macedonia under its constitutional name is a clear indicator of the consideration we have been treated with in global terms regarding the problem we are facing.
  3. 3.0 3.1 A1 Television (Macedonian) ОАЕ и Македонија за интензивирање на економската соработка
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