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China to actively promote nuclear disarmament


May 1st, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 1 (IANS) China will actively push forward the nuclear disarmament process, said the country's envoy in Vienna Monday.According to Cheng Jingye, China's permanent representative to the UN and ... Read more...

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US praises India’s non-proliferation record


April 19th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) The US has commended India, which Thursday successfully tested its long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V, for its "solid non-proliferation record" even as it cautioned all nuclear-capable ... Read more...

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Iran not an enemy of Russia: Minister


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS) Russia does not consider Iran an enemy, but opposes the country's development of nuclear arms, a Russian minister has said.Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov said Iran ... Read more...

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Russia vows to scrap chemical weapons soon


October 4th, 2011 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will do everything possible to destroy as soon as possible its remaining stockpiles of chemical weapons, the Foreign Ministry said Monday."The Russian Federation ... Read more...

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India-US anti-terror ties have deepened: Krishna


July 19th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said that the anti-terror ties between India and the US have "deepened".Addressing a joint press conference with visiting Secretary ... Read more...

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Russia questions new US sanctions against Iranian companies


June 25th, 2011 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Unilateral US sanctions against a major Iranian port operator and the country's national airline raise serious questions, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.The ministry said ... Read more...

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Pakistan indulging in illicit nuclear trafficking activities: ISIS


April 16th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan remains an active procurer of nuke dual-use goods and continues with its illicit nuclear trafficking efforts despite publicly claiming to be a responsible nuclear nation, a leading US ... Read more...

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Foreign secretary to travel to Japan


April 6th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Even as Japan recovers from a devastating earthquake and tsunami, Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao will travel to Japan Friday for consultations on various issues.The ... Read more...

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China issues White Paper on arms control, peaceful development


March 31st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.31 (ANI): China has issued a White Paper on national defense that aims to enhance its military transparency and boost the world's trust in its commitment to peaceful development.The document gives ... Read more...

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South Korea, US discuss nuke cooperation programme


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): South Korea and the United States have began a second round of talks on revising a nuclear cooperation accord, which is due to expire in March 2014.The ... Read more...

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US believes atomic arms race in Middle East, Asia can ‘lead to nuclear war’: WikiLeaks


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3(ANI): The United States believes that an atomic arms race in the Middle East and Asia has the 'direct potential to lead to nuclear war', according to classified US diplomatic ... Read more...

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Pak rejects biased policies harmful to its national security


December 15th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 15 (ANI): Pakistan's National Command Authority (NCA) has said that the country will not be a party to any approach that is prejudicial to legitimate national security interests.In a meeting ... Read more...

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India, France to enhance international non proliferation initiatives


December 6th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): Recognizing India's non-proliferation record and its willingness to further contribute to global non-proliferation efforts with a view to enhance international non-proliferation regime, India and France will jointly ... Read more...

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UNSC reform a long and complicated process: US


November 16th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) The US has sought to temper India's hopes of gaining a place on the international high table saying that while Washington is committed to it, ... Read more...

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India-US to strengthen cooperation to tackle nuclear terrorism


November 8th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Monday said both India and the United States have put forth a common vision of a world without nuclear ... Read more...

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India ‘reasonably optimistic’ on high-tech exports


November 4th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Two days ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, India Thursday said it was "reasonably optimistic" about the relaxation of US high-tech exports and its support ... Read more...

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‘India to discuss relaxation in US export control regime on dual use items with Obama’


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.3 (ANI): India is expecting a breakthrough on the issue of relaxation of US export control regime on dual-use items during the upcoming visit of the United States President, ... Read more...

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With eye on NSG, India stresses commitment to non-proliferation


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) With an eye on joining elite nuclear clubs like the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), India Tuesday underlined its strong commitment to non-proliferation, an issue that will ... Read more...

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India, Germany to impart fresh momentum to their efforts for UNSC reforms


October 18th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): India and Germany on Monday decided to impart fresh momentum to their efforts for reforms of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and pledged to work with two ... Read more...

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No compromise on Pak’s nuclear program: Gilani


July 31st, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 31(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that his country will never compromise on its nuclear program.Gilani said that Pakistan is a conscious and modest state, and ... Read more...

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US lawmakers warn against China-Pakistan N-deals


July 24th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 24 (IANS) Two US lawmakers have warned that continuation of "secretive" China-Pakistan nuclear deals is setting a wrong precedent as Islamabad had gained its atomic capabilities through "international ... Read more...

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US to vote against China-Pak nuclear deal at NSG


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23(ANI): The United States has said that it will vote against China's sale of nuclear reactors to Pakistan at the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) meeting.US Acting Assistant Secretary of State ... Read more...

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US keeping close watch on China’s offer to build nuke power plants in Pak


May 11th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Stressing that countries must respect their individual non-proliferation commitments, the United States has said that it is closely observing China's offer to build two nuclear power plants in ... Read more...

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UAE for nuclear energy use by all NPT members


May 5th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has supported the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes by all members of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons ... Read more...

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Indonesia to ratify nuclear test ban treaty


May 1st, 2010 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 1 (DPA) Indonesia said Friday it will soon ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, a step hailed by disarmament advocates as helping the treaty to enter into force. "I ... Read more...

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Pakistan may let Taliban do its dirty work against India


April 23rd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan may let surrogate Taliban use its nuclear weapons to do its "dirty work" against India in the event of escalation of tension between the two South ... Read more...

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U.S.-Chile to have Political-Military Dialogue


April 20th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Andrew J. Shapiro, Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, will be traveling to Santiago, Chile for the third session of the U.S.-Chile Political-Military Dialogue.The session, which ... Read more...

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Use of nuclear arms ‘haram’, says Khamenei


April 18th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 19 (IANS) Use of nuclear arms is "haram" (religiously forbidden) and it is necessary for all to protect mankind from the grave disaster, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ... Read more...

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Ukraine Takes Pledge To Dispose Uranium Within Two Years


April 13th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Apr 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has declared that the country would be disposing its stocks of the nuclear material uranium with a period of two years. ... Read more...

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Brazil rejects new Iran sanctions


April 13th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Brazil has called for diplomacy rather than sanctions to resolve the row over Iran's nuclear programme, Iranian state-run Press TV reported Tuesday. Speaking on the sidelines of ... Read more...

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Ukraine to get rid of its highly enriched uranium by 2012


April 13th, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (DPA) Ukraine plans to give up its stockpile of highly enriched uranium by 2012, President Viktor Yanukovych announced after a meeting with President Barack Obama on the sidelines ... Read more...

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UN chief to attend nuclear security summit


April 10th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will attend the nuclear security summit in Washington April 12-13, a UN spokesman said. The summit, which brings together 40 heads ... Read more...

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US wants major ‘proliferator’ Pakistan to be part of solution


April 10th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Pakistan has been invited to the nuclear security summit despite being a "major source" of nuclear proliferation even as North Korea, Iran and Syria have been kept out ... Read more...

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UN Secretary-General Man Ki-moon comments on START treaty signing


April 8th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the signing on Thursday of the New START Treaty between the United States of America and Russia, a U.N. spokesperson informed.The ... Read more...

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U.S. and Russia sign new START Treaty


April 8th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by BNO News
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (BNO NEWS) – U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dimitry Medvedev signed the new START treaty on Thursday at a ceremony in the Prague Castle.The New START Treaty ... Read more...

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