Russia ‘fully committed' to UN consensus on nuclear war

Posted On: Dec 8, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Russia ‘fully committed' to UN consensus on nuclear war

Atomic conflict should never be fought, Moscow's nonproliferation envoy tells the UN General Assembly
Moscow maintains that a war between nuclear-armed countries should never be fought, the top nonproliferation official in the Russian foreign ministry told the UN General Assembly's First Committee on Tuesday.
“We believe that one of the most important tasks is to maintain adherence by all countries of the ‘nuclear five' to the postulate that any war between countries possessing nuclear weapons cannot be allowed to happen, which was reflected in the January joint statement of the leaders of nuclear powers. Russia is fully committed to it,” said Vladimir Yermakov, director of the arms control and nonproliferation department at the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The committee, which is in charge of arms control and international security, heard the statement through Konstantin Vorontsov, deputy head of the Russian delegation to the UNGA.
Yermakov's remarks follow a clarification from the Kremlin that...

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