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14 Jul. 2022 200408-un-nato-flags.jpg, 33.07KB

NATO reaffirms its firm commitment to support arms control at UN meeting

Earlier this month, NATO has participated to the Eighth Biennial Meeting of State Parties on the Programme of Work to prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit trade of small arms and light weapons, held in New York, under the United Nations’ auspices.
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NATO Allies share views on arms control and strategic stability with US Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security

Today (11 July 2022), Ambassador Bonnie Denise Jenkins (US Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security) visited NATO’s Headquarters, where she met with the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană, and NATO Allies within the framework of the Special Advisory and Consultative Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Committee (ADNC).
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NATO Secretary General sets out arms control priorities

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday (06 September 2021) said Allies must work more together to preserve the Non-Proliferation treaty, strengthen and modernise arms control, and respond to violations.
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North Atlantic Council Statement on the Extension of the New START Treaty

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Statement by the NATO Secretary General on the Open Skies Treaty

NATO Allies met today to discuss the Open Skies Treaty. We are firmly committed to the preservation of effective international arms control, disarmament, and non-proliferation. We all agree that all states party to the Open Skies Treaty must fully implement their commitments and obligations. All NATO Allies are in full compliance with all provisions of the Treaty.
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North Atlantic Council Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

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NATO Secretary General addresses arms control conference

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg delivered a keynote speech at the Public Diplomacy Arms Control Conference in Brussels on Wednesday (23 October 2019). He emphasised NATO’s strong and long-standing commitment to arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation.
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Deputy Secretary General addresses NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Halifax

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller stressed the importance of Alliance unity in a keynote address to the 64th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Halifax, Canada on Monday (19 November 2018). Noting that unity among allies has underpinned Euro-Atlantic security for almost seventy years, she thanked parliamentarians for their support for NATO. She said: “There is nothing stronger than this Alliance when it is united, and when our publics are behind it. In that, your support is essential.”
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North Atlantic Council discusses INF

Ambassadors in NATO’s North Atlantic Council met on Thursday (25 October 2018) to discuss the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, with the participation of senior officials from the US. Allies have repeatedly expressed concerns about the new Russian missile system, called the 9M729, or SSC-8. Today’s meeting was an opportunity for Allies to share views on the INF Treaty, and to assess the implications of Russia’s destabilising behaviour on our security. The United States has engaged Allies regularly on the state of the INF Treaty since 2014, when the US first declared Russia in violation. NATO Allies will continue to consult on this important issue.
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Latvia hosts arms control experts from Belarus, demonstrating transparency

The Latvian Ministry of Defence hosted arms control experts from Belarus between 25 and 28 August 2018, demonstrating military transparency. The experts observed Exercise "Namejs 2018", in order to verify that the numbers of personnel and equipment involved were in line with rules set out in the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) Vienna Document.

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