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Topic 1: preventing proliferation of nuclear weapons

Since the invention of the atomic bomb, the nuclear threat has been passive yet threating human life and international peace. Until today, weapons of mass destruction have not been banned, despite the witness of its disastrous consequences. As a member of the Treaty of Tlateloco, and being part of first densely populated nuclear-weapon-free zone in the world, The Republic of Colombia believes that the only way to end this threat is by achieving the complete elimination of nuclear arsenals; hence the importance of the Non-Proliferation Treaty, since it is the only multilateral instrument that represents an obligation of States possessing nuclear weapons to adopt the necessary measures to end the race to obtain and develop this type of armament. Because of this, Colombia insists on the indispensability of an international legally binding instrument prohibiting the production, posses...

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