Committee
DISEC - Disarmament and International Security (GA1)
Country
Russian Federation

Author

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/18814

Topic: Nuclear Disarmament and International Security

Delegation: Russian Federation

 

The Russian Federation, led by Vladimir Putin, is firstly very glad to be taking part in this committee concerning nuclear disarmament. Throughout the second half of the twentieth century up until the present day, this country has been and is committed to adhering to the principles of nuclear disarmament and ensuring a safer world where the threat of Mutually Assured Destruction is alleviated every year. The Russian Federation has accomplished this obligation, as a nation in possession of nuclear weapons and technology, by historically participating in various bilateral arms control treaties and initiatives. Starting in 1967, with the former USSR’s signing of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, the SALT agreements in the 1970s and the START agreements between others. In the New START Agreement signed in 2010, Russia was required to cut its strategic nuclear arsenal considerably, and according to START data released in 2018, the Russian Federation met its obligation, highlighting this nation’s commitment to this goal. 

 

Nevertheless, while the Russian delegation recognizes the importance of disarmament and is willing to work tirelessly to ensure a safer world, in order for this nation to be willing to further shrink its nuclear arsenal (or effectively destroy it); as was proposed by UNIDOC when it drafted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, it is paramount that other countries ...

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