Secretary-General Says Conference of Nuclear-Weapon States on Confidence-Building Measures Unique Opportunity to Engage on Full Implementation of 2010 Action Plans

30 June 2011
SG/SM/13682-DC/3296

Secretary-General Says Conference of Nuclear-Weapon States on Confidence-Building Measures Unique Opportunity to Engage on Full Implementation of 2010 Action Plans

30 June 2011
Secretary-General
SG/SM/13682 DC/3296
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.

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