|Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York|
Secretary-General Says Conference of Nuclear-Weapon States on Confidence-Building
Measures Unique Opportunity to Engage on Full Implementation of 2010 Action Plans
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General welcomes the holding of the second Conference on Confidence Building Measures towards Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, in Paris today. The Conference provides a unique opportunity for the five nuclear-weapon States to engage on the full implementation of the action plans agreed to at the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) on nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, peaceful uses of nuclear energy and on the Middle East, particularly implementation of the 1995 Resolution on the Middle East. The Secretary-General also looks forward to greater efforts to promote transparency as a confidence-building measure.
* *** *For information media • not an official record