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Statement by Head of the Russian Delegation Mikhail I. Uliyanov to the Third Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference (Cluster 1: disarmament, application of security assurances)

During the first days of work of the Preparatory Committee, the Ukrainian and some other delegations in their statements reproached Russia with the alleged noncompliance with the Budapest Memorandum of 5 December 1994 on Security Assurances in connection with Ukraine's accession to the NPT. On the margins of the Committee, it was often heard that the existing situation might negatively affect the integrity of the nuclear non-proliferation regime and the trust to the concept of negative security assurances to non-nuclear-weapon States, and encourage certain non-nuclear-weapon States to ensure their security by obtaining nuclear weapons.

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New York, May 2, 2014

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