TITLE

Russia Sets Bar High on Arms Control

AUTHOR(S)
Weitz, Richard
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
World Politics Review (19446284);9/11/2012, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines Russia's pronouncements on nuclear nonproliferation. It notes that the Nonproliferation Conference held in Moscow, Russia in September 2012 invoked Russia's commitments to strengthen the principles of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT). Russian officials asserted the necessity of expanding the regional coverage of nuclear weapons-free zones and the holding of a Middle East Conference on weapons of mass destruction.
ACCESSION #
79925415

 

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