(Bqp.vn) - On February 26, UN Security Council (UNSC) held a discussion session on the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the NPT.
The UNSC expressed its determination to strive to reach the targets set out in the treaty towards full nuclear non-proliferation and ensuring the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes only. Participants also reaffirmed the common responsibility of NPT member states for the future of the treaty.
Speaking at the meeting, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, reaffirmed Vietnam’s strong support for the realization of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) on three pillars, including non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, nuclear disarmament and the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes only. He also affirmed that Vietnam has joined all international efforts regarding non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, including regional and global conventions; complied with the International Atomic Energy Agency’s highest safety standards; and strictly followed the UNSC’s resolutions.
The NPT was ratified by 190 countries and has been widely welcomed worldwide.
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