The freeze: a hot issue at the United Nations

Epstein, William
October 1982
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Oct1982, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p50
The article presents information on an issue related to the concept of nuclear freeze at the United Nations. The Second Special Session on Disarmament failed to achieve any substantive results in June/July 1982. It was said in a message to the Special Session that the idea of a mutual freeze of nuclear arsenals as a first step towards their reduction and, eventually, complete elimination is close to the Soviet point of view. Also, a draft resolution had been jointly proposed by Mexico and Sweden for an immediate complete nuclear arms freeze by the United States and the Soviet Union.


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