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There is Now a Risk That the Entire International Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime Will Erode

Vladimir Orlov

The 2015 NPT Review Conference ended without consensus on a final document. The U.S., the UK and Canada blocked the document over objections to the paragraphs on the creation of а WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East. The Review Conference was also marked by violent disagreements between the P5 and the non-nuclear weapon states over the implementation of Article 6 of the NPT. In his interview with the Security Index, the Founder and Special Advisor to PIR Center Vladimir Orlov, who participated in the Review Conference as member of the Russian delegation, placed the outcomes of the Conference in a broader context, and spoke about opportunities lost and the future of the nonproliferation regime.

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Security Index (Global Edition), No. 1 (110), Volume 21, Summer 2015

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