Disarmament and International Security Committee


Tan Sin Lu

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Nuclear Non- Proliferation in the Middle East

1. Background

The threat of nuclear proliferation in and by Iran and Syria has created the urgency for international committee to develop a comprehensive and strategic plan for nuclear non- proliferation in the Middle East. The rise of terrorism further complicates the situation, as there are poorly secured sites which contain usable nuclear materials, posing a threat to global security and peace. Thus, it is imperative and relevant to discuss and advocate nuclear non- proliferation to allow the Middle East to improve and progress positively.

The Middle East nuclear weapon free zone (MENWFZ) is proposed as a agreement similar to other nuclear weapon- free zones in other regions. MENWFZ can potentially strengthen the Nuclear Non- proliferation Treaty (NPT), and help to promote Middle East peace process as well as global disarmament.

2. Chile’s stance

Chile is a member of the United Nations (UN) and Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and we recognizes the importance of nuclear no...

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