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"Russia must become a leader in nuclear disarmament and fulfill its obligations to implement 13 disarmament steps agreed in 2000 and the Action Plan worked out at 2010 NPT Review Conference. In addition, Russia may initiate an open and transparent debate on nuclear weapons, including the question of appropriateness of the existence of nuclear deterrence in XXI century", - Director of the Department for Disarmament and Nonproliferation of Austrian Foreign Ministry Alexander Kmentt.


“First of all, I would like to point out a timely nature of launching wide discussions between political, military and expert communities of Russia and the United States on further steps in the field of strategic offensive arms reductions,” – Assistant of the Russian President Sergey Prikhodko.


PIR Center together with Ploughshares Fund held the International conference on “New START Signed, What's Next?