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The recent PIR Center report, “Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective” offers a fresh twist on advice for negotiators as they continue to work on an agreement. As a compilation of articles by experts who met in Bangkok and Moscow in 2014 to explore the prerequisites of longer term solutions for...

The book “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy” by David Hoffman is a true documentary thriller focusing on the most difficult period of the 20th century. The international situation at that time is described as teetering on the brink of a nuclear world ...

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The five Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) nuclear-weapon states, or “P5″, met in Geneva on April 18-19, 2013 under the chairmanship of the Russian Federation, to build on the 2009 London, 2011 Paris and 2012 Washington P5 conferences. The P5 reviewed progress towards fulfilling the commitments...

China always believes that peaceful uses of nuclear energy and non-proliferation reinforce rather than conflict with each other. They should be addressed in a balanced manner. Promoting application of civil nuclear technology and strengthening international cooperation for peaceful purposes is not o...

It gives me great pleasure to address the Conference on Disarmament. As the single multilateral disarmament negotiating forum, the Conference has produced many important legal instruments on arms control and contributed its share to world peace and security. Thanks to the concerted efforts of all pa...

The year 2008 was an extraordinary one in the history of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). In that year China overcame a devastating earthquake, with the epicenter in Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province; successfully hosted the 29th Olympic Games and Paralympics in Beijing; and greeted the 30th anni...

China places importance on this new round of NPT review and preparatory process. We chould sum up our experience and, on this basis, continue to seriously discuss all the views and proposals which help advance the three majour goals of NPT, and work for positive results at this session.

Cheng Jingye...

China stands for the complete prohibition and thorough destruction of nuclear weapons and the conclusion of an international legal instrument for this purpose. As a nuclear-weapon state and a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, China has never shunned away from its own obligatio...

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