The States parties to the Treaty hope that the Protocol to the Semipalatinsk Treaty is ratified by all nuclear weapon states as soon as possible, which will formally complete the process of institutionalization the region of Central Asia as a zone free of nuclear weapons.
What does NWS stand for?
NWS stands for Nuclear Weapon State
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations' European offices in Geneva, Zamir Akram, speaking in the General Assembly's First Committee that deals with disarmament and international security matters urged the major nuclear weapon states to progress towards achievement of the goal of global nuclear disarmament.
Pakistan has accused major nuclear weapon states of paying only "lip service" to achieving global nuclear disarmament, despite their claims of supporting that goal, and stressed the need for upholding the principle of equal and undiminished security for all states.
The following is a plan for warhead elimination, with the aim of acceptability to today's nuclear weapon states -- and framed on the reality that the US and Russia have far more nuclear warheads than the other possessors (Britain, France, China, Israel, India, Pakistan, North Korea).
For the past 10 years, we did not reach yet a common position among the ASEAN parties to SEANWFZ in preparing the accession of the nuclear weapon states to the SEANWFZ treaty,'' I Gusti Ngurah Swajaya, Indonesian permanent representative in ASEAN, told a press conference.
I will take advantage of various opportunities to appeal the importance of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation to world leaders, including the leaders of nuclear weapon states," the premier said.
He also said that as a responsible nuclear weapon state and despite being a non-NPT country, Pakistan has always supported non-proliferation efforts, and its position on disarmament issues has remained consistent and pragmatic.
But a wide gap between nuclear weapon states and non-nuclear-weapon-states remains and both sides are expected to intensify negotiations toward Friday, with plenary sessions playing as a center stage.