Kazakhstan intends to advance nuclear disarmament issues within UN Security Council: Kazakhstan FM
Kazakhstan will take responsibility and do advance the issues on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation issues within the United Nations Security Council, if it is granted the place of nonentity member of the Security Council during 2017-2018 - stated in the representation of Kazakhstan Ministry of Foreign Affairs owing to the 20 anniversary of Kazakhstan Republic accession to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, BNews.kz reports.
"The strengthening of the international regime of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation and its basic principles defined in the "Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty" is one of the top-priority work directions of Kazakhstan foreign policy. Distribution of nuclear weapon, materials and technologies required for its creation threats, especially in times of terrorist danger rise is one of the most pressing challenges to the international security," the statement read.
According to data from MFA of Kazakhstan, over the 20 year period of participation in the NNPT our country has made a great contribution in the achievement of the Treaty targets.
"Kazakhstan as the active supporter of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation assures the UN member states that our country will keep on exerting every effort in the course of peace building in issues of international and regional security and stability, strengthening of the UN role in the solution of global problems and new calls of the XXI century.
Kazakhstan will take responsibility and do advance the issues on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation issues within the United Nations Security Council, if it is given credence and granted the place of nonentity member of the Security Council during 2017-2018," stated in the message.
Let us remind that on the 14th of February, 2014 Kazakhstan has turned 20 years since its accession to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty as non-nuclear weapon state (NNWS).