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Topic A: Preventing proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Since they were first used at the end of the Second World War, when the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were bombed in August 1945, nuclear weapons terrify the world. In fact, nuclear proliferation greatly increases the likelihood of nuclear violence, which could lead to a war without precedent in the history and have incalculable consequences. Recent nuclear tests carried out by North Korea were a serious violation of international law, and threatened the peace and security of the world. Therefore, it is a major topic that needs to be discussed by the international community, especially when non-State organizations are now suspected to acquire nuclear weapons, which enhances the possibility of nuclear terrorism.

The Republic of Slovenia is deeply concerned by the issue of preventing proliferation of nuclear weapons. Indeed, the Republic of Slovenia has a central location and benefits from a short Adriatic coastline, which makes it an attractive potential transit country for trafficking of weapons of mass destruction. Since we reached our independance in 1991, the Republic of Slovenia has been greatly involved in cooperating with the rest of the international community, and promoting the preservat...

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