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New scandal for Abu Dhabi… UN condemnation of theft of gold Emirates Africa

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In a new criminal scandal for the UAE, the United Nations condemned the theft of Abu Dhabi to Africa’s gold; this time by constantly smuggling gold from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Emirate of Dubai.

The annual report of the UN Security Council Committee of Experts revealed that these smugglings cost the Congo millions of dollars annually, as well as the use of the smuggling proceeds to finance the “open conflict” in eastern Congo.

For decades, the Congo has suffered from a civil war between my tribe that left hundreds of thousands of people dead as a result of the conflict and forced tens of thousands to flee to neighboring countries.

The report pointed out that the Dubai holds the biggest share of gold smuggling from Kinshasa, along with other African countries that benefit from smuggling gangs such as Uganda and Tanzania, depriving the Congo of millions of dollars it would have obtained in the form of tax revenues.

The report pointed out that the official Congo export volume of gold is approximately 39 kilograms, while the official production volume of gold is more than 333 kilograms, according to statistics of the Ministry of Mines, Kinshasa, the capital.

But the Security Council panel of experts asserts in its report that “at least 1,100 kg of gold was shipped just last year from Ituri province, in the northeast of the Congo, which would have generated $1.9 million in taxes if it was exported legally.”

The report emphasized that “the profits of gold smuggling operations to Dubai and other African countries are used to prolong the open conflict in the Congo, in addition to financing armed militias in the east of the country.”

The UAE continues to lead the illegal trade operations despite entering into a number of international agreements and protocols related to fighting money laundering, money laundering and smuggling operations.

According to international reports, illicit trade has become an essential source of the economy in the UAE, and customs data show that the country imported $15.1 billion in gold from Africa in 2016, more than any other country, up from just $1.3 billion in 2006.

The UAE is leading aggressive conspiracies to ignite internal conflicts in several African countries, most notably Sudan and Libya, in order to serve their ambitions. One of the most prominent manifestations of this is gold plunder.

Amidst the daily struggle of the Sudanese to find a livelihood as more than 15 million people lie below the poverty line, the British Guardian raises questions of where the proceeds of the most precious natural return in Sudan, gold.

The British newspaper revealed that the Rapid Support Forces led by one of the richest rulers of Sudan, Muhammad Hamdan Daglo, known as Hamidati, control the richest gold mines in Sudan, making it the player in the most lucrative industry in the country for the purpose of smuggling them to the Emirates.

As no less important than the rapid intervention forces to seize a large amount of gold Sudan is the UAE acquisition of the bulk of Sudanese gold.

Global trade data for 2018 show that Abu Dhabi imported more than 90% of Sudanese gold exports

In 2018, when the Sudanese economy was facing collapse, the ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir released Hamidty’s hands in selling gold, bypassing the rules of the central bank regulating the export of gold.

And media sources revealed that the companies of Hamidati sent in the last month of 2018 about $30 million of gold bars to Dubai, which is what we weigh a ton of yellow meaning.

The newspaper reported that Hamidati forces had controlled the Jabal Amer gold mine in Darfur since 2017, as well as controlling at least three other mines in South Kordofan and elsewhere; this makes Hamidati and his forces key players in the most lucrative industry in Sudan.

The Guardian revealed that Hamideti’s brother, Abd al-Rahim Daqlo and his sons, owned the Al-Junaid Company, which is one of the most important gold exploration companies, and that Abd al-Rahman al-Bakri, Hamidati’s deputy, is the general manager of the company.

The newspaper added that the relationship between Sudanese gold and the wealthy foreigners and the Rapid Support Forces worries observers, as Global Witness, which revealed this relationship, believes that the Rapid Support Forces with their military forces and financial independence pose a threat to the transfer of power and democracy in Sudan.

The newspaper referred to bank documents in its possession that demonstrate the financial independence of these forces, through a bank account in the National Bank of Abu Dhabi in the Emirates.

The Guardian drew attention in this context to the UAE’s contract also with the Rapid Support Forces to fight in Yemen and Libya, as it provided funds to those forces.

The commander of the Sudanese Rapid Support Forces is closely linked to the actual ruler of the Emirates, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohamed bin Zayed, within a network of commercial and other relationships related to providing support in the conflict areas where Abu Dhabi is in Africa.

And what happens from the plunder of Sudan’s gold is no exception in the depletion of natural resources on the brown continent, as an investigation conducted by Reuters reached organized smuggling of billions of dollars of gold from Africa through the UAE, which is a gateway to markets in Europe, the United States and others.

The agency said that it was able to estimate the volume of forbidden trade by comparing the total imports into the UAE with the exports announced by African countries, explaining that the largest proportion of gold was not in the list of exports of those countries.

As customs data indicates that the UAE imported more than $15 billion worth of gold from Africa in 2016, which is more than any other country, up from $1.3 billion during 2006.