Nuclear Weapons Convention News
- A Threat Mostly To Ourselves By Paul H. Nitze New York Times October 28, 1999 -- It is the presence of nuclear weapons that threatens our existence. I know that the simplest and most direct answer to the problem of nuclear weapons has always been their complete elimination.
- Iran backs India's plea for time-bound arms elimination The Hindustan Times 23 September 1998 - Iran backed India's demand for a time-bound elimination of weapons of mass destruction even as it criticised New Delhi and Islamabad for conducting nuclear tests saying the idea of attaining security through such arms is nothing but an illusion.
- NAM favours global meet on nukes The Hindustan Times 07 September 1998 - Endorsing India's resolution, the 12th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit has called for an international conference on disarmament in 1999, with the objective of arriving at an agreement on a phased programme for the complete elimination of nuclear weapons.
- DISARMAMENT AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY:Final document of the 12th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement, Durban, South Africa, 2-3 September 1998
- Appeal for negotiations to eliminate nuclear arms The Hindu 05-08-1998 :: Pg: 14 :: Fifteen top global leaders have endorsed the total elimination of nuclear weapons and called for immediate `action that can at last free the world of nuclear danger' they said in their `Appeal for negotiations to eliminate nuclear arms.' Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev are among those who made the appeal.
- An Open Letter to: Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee of India Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan An Appeal for Nuclear Sanity JAMA Journal of the American Medical Association - August 5, 1998 -- We send this appeal based on long experience in struggling for peace and nuclear sanity in order to sustain life and promote health. A nuclear conflict between India and Pakistan would be an unmitigated
catastrophe, not only for the people of India and Pakistan but for all humankind.
- India & Pak call jointly for N-disarmament Viji Sundaram
Palo Alto (California) 4 July -- A Joint India-Pakistan resolution calling for global nuclear disarmament was a significant outcome of the third annual United Religious Initiative Global Conference (URI) meeting of nearly 50 countries held here to find ways and means to bring more peace in the world through a multi-faith approach.
- USE OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN CRIMINAL COURT'S DEFINITION OF WAR CRIMES, SAY SEVERAL CONFERENCE SPEAKERS 18 June 1998
Press Release L/2882
- IRAN'S DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER URGES CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT TO ESTABLISH AD HOC COMMITTEE ON NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT 18 June 1998
Press Release DCF/340
- CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS JOINT DECLARATION ON NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT BY EIGHT FOREIGN MINISTERS 11 June 1998 Press Release DCF/339
- SAF / NUCLEAR Voice of America 09 June 1998 --
EIGHT COUNTRIES -- INCLUDING BRAZIL, IRELAND AND SOUTH AFRICA -- HAVE ISSUED AN URGENT APPEAL FOR THE SPEEDY AND TOTAL ELIMINATION OF ALL NUCLEAR WEAPONS.
- Joint Declaration by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of:
Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Slovenia, South Africa and Sweden 08 June 1998
- NUCLEAR PROTEST 27 April 1998 -- Voice of America
IN GENEVA, A COALITION OF OVER ONE-THOUSAND PRIVATE GROUPS HAS PRESENTED THE UNITED NATIONS WITH PETITIONS, CARRYING MORE THAN 13 MILLION SIGNATURES, CALLING FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF
ALL NUCLEAR WEAPONS.
- WARNER: NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT MUST BE PURSUED STEP-BY-STEP Date: 19980401 -- A top Defense Department official says the U.S. goal of nuclear disarmament "will be reached only through
realistic, methodical moves forward, as genuine security permits, with each step building on those before it."
- US Rejects Deadline for Elimination of Nuclear Weapons -- -- 08 February 1996 The US representative to the Conference on Disarmament (CD) Ambassador Stephen Ledogar firmly rejected the idea
that the conference was obligated to negotiate a "time-bound framework" for the elimination of nuclear weapons
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