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  • Affiliation : Director, Department for non-proliferation and arms control, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
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Statement by Mikhail I. Uliyanov Acting Head of the Delegation of the Russian Federation at the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (General debate)

It is beyond doubt that preserving and strengthening of the NPT regime serve fundamental interests of all its States Parties. Therefore, our common objective is to ensure careful treatment of the NPT and to collectively respond to challenges it faces. Any attempts to raise the issue of tradeoffs and linkages questions within the NPT or to deliberately contrapose nuclear and non-nuclear States are detrimental to a sustainable functioning of the nuclear nonproliferation regime and may result in the loss of its effectiveness.

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New York, April 28, 2015