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Joint Statement of the Leaders of the Five Nuclear-Weapon States on Preventing Nuclear War and Avoiding Arms Races via White House

The People’s Republic of China, the French Republic, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America consider the avoidance of war between Nuclear-Weapon States and the reduction of strategic risks … Continue reading

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米中ロ英仏「核戦争しない」 初の共同声明、外交追求 via 中日新聞

【ワシントン共同】米国、英国、フランス、中国、ロシアの5核保有国は3日、軍事衝突や軍拡競争を防止するために2国間、多国間の外交的取り組みを引き続き追求する意向を示す共同声明を発表した。「核戦争に勝者はおらず、決して戦ってはならないことを確認する」と表明。中国の馬朝旭外務次官は「5カ国の指導者が核兵器の問題について声明を発表するのは初めて」と意義を強調した。  共同声明は「防衛、侵略の抑止、戦争予防を目的とすべきだ」とし、「核兵器国間の戦争回避と戦略的リスクの軽減」を最も重要な責務とし、核拡散防止条約(NPT)で課された核軍縮交渉義務を守ることも強調した。

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For the NPT to work, plutonium has to go via the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Victor Gilinsky, Henry Sokolski | March 15, 2021 The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), whose tenth review conference is coming up in August, is in trouble, and not only because of the crescendo of complaints about the failure of the nuclear-armed states to implement nuclear … Continue reading

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Exclusive: India, Pakistan nuclear procurement networks larger than thought, study shows via Reuters

Alasdair Pa NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Hundreds of foreign companies are actively procuring components for India and Pakistan’s nuclear programmes, taking advantage of gaps in the global regulation of the industry, according to a report by a U.S.-based research group. … Continue reading

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Australia quietly makes first uranium shipment to India three years after supply agreement via ABC online

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop provided little detail about the inaugural sale, saying only that it was subject to commercial negotiations. The supply deal with India, signed in 2014, is the first of its kind Australia has made with a country not … Continue reading

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Nuclear Standoff in Marshall Islands Case Should Be at Forefront of the US Election via Truthout

[…] Meanwhile it’s three minutes to midnight. And the Republic of the Marshall Islands has lost its case in the International Court of Justice. On a technicality, no less! Phon van den Biesen, lead attorney for the tiny island nation, … Continue reading

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Japan, India agree on nuclear pact, high-speed railway system via The Chicago Tribune

NEW DELHI – Japan and India vowed to deepen their economic and security relations in an agreement that commits the countries to bilateral nuclear cooperation and the construction of a high-speed railway system during summit talks on Saturday, according to … Continue reading

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Marshall Islands Nuclear Lawsuit Reopens Old Wounds via Newsweek

The Republic of the Marshall Islands, the tiny collection of Pacific Ocean atolls and a former nuclear testing ground for the United States, is taking on the U.S. and eight other nuclear-armed nations with a set of lawsuits, claiming that … Continue reading

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Ambiguities of Japan’s Nuclear Policy via The New York Times

By Norihiro Kato TOKYO — When Yasunari Kawabata became the first Japanese to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968, he gave a speech called “Japan, the Beautiful, and Myself” that presented a benignly aesthetic portrait of the so-called … Continue reading

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As Nuclear Summit Begins, Critics Slam Expansion of US Arsenal via Common Dreams

Obama first announced the idea for a Global Summit on Nuclear Security in a 2009 speech, in which he declared, “I state clearly and with conviction America’s commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.” … Continue reading

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