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DocuSign eSignature has signed in 180 countries. You can sign agreements in 44 languages and send them in 14 languages. The International Exhibition Office (IEB) and the Government of the United Arab Emirates (United Arab Emirates) today signed the Dubai Lake Accord at Expo 2020. This agreement aims to facilitate participation in Expo 2020 in Dubai by serving as a legal framework to guarantee the specific privileges and conditions of the official Expo participants. The agreement was signed during a meeting between BIE Secretary General Vicente G. Loscertales and Najeeb Mohammed Al Ali, Executive Director of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau, in the presence of the United Arab Emirates Ambassador to France, H.E. Omar Ghobash. On September 17, 2020, foreign policy journalist Benedict Rogers revealed that China was no longer imposing the terms of the 2018 agreement, which was only valid for two years. [39] The Beijing government has laid down two conditions for the restoration of relations: that the Holy See “does not interfere in religious affairs in China” and that it break, in accordance with the policy of one China in Beijing, the relations with the Taipei government that it established after the expulsion of Bishop Riberi. , it now stops only at the level of the chargé d`affaires. [6] The Holy See suggested that it would have no difficulties with the second condition, but that it required a discussion of the concrete meaning of the first. [7] The main point of contention concerns the appointment of Catholic bishops in mainland China, now appointed by the China Patriotic Catholic Association (CPCA), at times, in agreement with the Holy See, at other times in direct opposition to his declared vows.

The government of the People`s Republic of China has the position that bishops should be appointed themselves; The Holy See is that bishops can only be appointed by the Pope,[8] while in some cases some form of consultation with civil authorities is in sight. [9] As the host country for the upcoming World Expo, the Government of the United Arab Emirates is committed to creating the necessary conditions for the 180 official participants who will participate in Expo 2020. The date of the agreement is important, as construction of the first international pavilions is expected to begin next month, with many countries already appointing national commissioners. The Israeli government deplored the conclusion of the agreement. The spokesman of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs called it one-sided because it does not recognize the rights of the Jewish people in the so-called “land of Israel” and does not take into account the holy sites for Judaism in Jerusalem. The Israeli statement also stated that the recognition of the Palestinian Authority as a state was hindering the peace process by reinforcing the Palestinian refusal to negotiate. [3] Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article on the agreement These sets of examples are automatically selected from different online sources of information to reflect the current use of the word “agreement.” The opinions expressed in the examples do not reflect the views of Merriam-Webster or its publishers.