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Ambassador Wood Provides Update on NPT PrepCom Outcomes


The United States was “heartened by the growing chorus of condemnation” of North Korea and its provocations at an important meeting on nuclear non-proliferation earlier this month.

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U.S. Statement to the NPT Preparatory Committee – Cluster 2: Regional Issues

The United States reaffirms the critical role of the NPT in enhancing the security of all States Parties and promoting regional security and stability.

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U.S. Statement to the NPT Preparatory Committee – Cluster 2: Nonproliferation

As we look toward the fiftieth anniversary of the Non-Proliferation Treaty, it is important to recall the successes we have achieved and challenges we have faced in advancing our shared nonproliferation goals.

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U.S. Statement to the NPT Preparatory Committee – Cluster 1: Disarmament

The United States remains committed to the implementation of all provisions of the NPT, including Article VI, and to the steadfast pursuit of the Treaty’s objectives.

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U.S. Statement to the 2017 Preparatory Committee for the 2020 NPT Review Conference

Ambassador Wood: “let us work together over the coming days to ensure that the Treaty remains strong and vibrant, that it continues to serve our core interests, and that it helps us fulfill our highest aspirations for a safe, secure and peaceful future together.”

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Secretary of State Tillerson: Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Ministerial Session on D.P.R.K.

Secretary of State Tillerson

Failing to act now on the most pressing security issue in the world may bring catastrophic consequences.

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Ambassador Wood: North Korea will be key Focus at Upcoming NPT Preparatory Committee

Ambassador Robert Wood

Video: Press Conference Statement by Ambassador Robert Wood on North Korea and the NPT Preparatory Committee.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Press Availability on Iran

The Trump administration is currently conducting across the entire government a review of our Iran policy. Once we have finalized our conclusions, we will meet the challenges Iran poses with clarity and conviction

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United States Condemns Illegitimate Elections and Referenda in Georgia’s Occupied Territories

These illegitimate elections and referenda are being conducted in Georgian territory without the consent of the government of Georgia.

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Statement by President Trump on Syria


Tonight, I ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched. It is in this vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons.

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