Posts Tagged “NPT”

Netanyahu thanks U.S. for blocking a Nuclear Weapons Free Middle East

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Netanyahu thanks U.S. for blocking a Nuclear Weapons Free Middle East

By Eileen Fleming   On Saturday Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to thank the U.S. for blocking a decision that would task the UN secretary general with convening an international conference on making the Middle East a nuclear weapons-free zone by March 2016. U.S. Under Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller…

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Heated Rhetoric at 2015 NPT Review Conference

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By Eileen Fleming (Washington/New York)—On Monday Iran led the call by non-aligned nations for Israel to give up its nuclear weapons as the 2015 NPT Review Conference got underway. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted that the 120-nation Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is demanding that “Israel, the only one in the region that has neither…

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