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China has an 'obligation' to join nuclear arms talks: US
"They (China) have an obligation to negotiate in good faith with us and the Russians," American envoy to the negotiations Marshall Billingslea told reporters.
China challenges US to cut nuclear arsenal to matching level
Washington has repeatedly called for China to join in trilateral negotiations to...
US, Russia arms talks start with little hope of accord
US President Donald Trump insists that China should be involved in the talks on New ST...
Nuclear arms race is threatening world: UN disarmament chief Izumi Nakamitsu
Izumi Nakamitsu didn't name any countries but she was clearly referring to the United States and Russia, and possibly China, when she told the UN Security Council that "relationships between states - especially nuclear-weapon states - are fractured." "So-called great power competition is the order of the day," Nakamitsu said.
There is concern over inherent dangers in 'nuclear brinkmanship': Indian diplomat
Ambassador Sharma reiterated that as a responsible nuclear power, India's nuclear doctrine continues to stress a policy of credible minimum deterrence with a posture of no-first use and non-use against non-nuclear weapon States.
China harps on NPT as P5 members meet to discuss nuclear non-proliferation
China has been opposing India's entry into the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) on the ground that India is not a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
US envoy confident about achieving N Korea denuclearization
The United States suspended some its annual military drills with South Korea, but is reluctant to provide the North with big political or economic benefits unless it takes more serious disarmament steps. The North's closure of its nuclear testing site was watched by foreign journalists, not examined by experts.
Kazakh President to join India at Munich Security Conference to call for lasting peace in Afghanistan
Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will attend the Munich Security Conference and establishing peace in Afghanistan will be among his key talking points. Tokayev will take part in the forum “Alliance for Multilateralism,” which will be within the framework of the conference. Kazakhstan is a strong supporter of nuclear disarmament.
Support for verifiable nuclear disarmament remains firm: India
Nuclear disarmament can be achieved by "a step-by-step process underwritten by a universal commitment and an agreed multilateral framework that is global and non-discriminatory", said Pankaj Sharma.
India, other EAS nations call for nuclear disarmament
The countries emphasised the importance of advancing nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation and peaceful uses of nuclear energy as 'mutually reinforcing pillars'.
Committed to non-discriminatory, verifiable nuclear disarmament: India
The treaty, the first multilateral legally-binding instrument for nuclear disarmament, was adopted last week at the UN in New York.
South Korea, Japan, US to discuss Pyongyang's weapons tests next week
The meet will be attended by South Korea's Kim Hong-kyun and Japan's Kenji Kanasugi while the US will be represented by Joseph Yun.
Current NSG chair Kazakhstan pushes for global elimination of nuclear weapons
“On August 29, 1991 the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev made a truly historic decision by closing the largest Semipalatinsk nuclear test site with his decree.
Nuclear disarmament: Marshall Islands of 70,000 people, takes India to court
Marshall Islands, which received over $700 million in compensation from the US in the last century for adverse effects of nuclear weapons testing.
India’s NSG hopes may again hit Chinese Wall at Vienna meet
The other P5 members, including the US and Russia, have backed India’s case based on its record.