Other Intl. Security Issues

Remarks at the 72nd General Assembly First Committee General Debate

The United States has taken many steps to reduce the number of, and reliance on, nuclear weapons, doing so in ways that preserve strategic stability.

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Arms Control and International Security: Thematic Discussion on Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

During this year, many Member States have acknowledged the 20th anniversary of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) through events reaffirming the solemn objective enshrined therein: “for the sake of all mankind, to exclude completely the possibility of the use of chemical weapons.”

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Arms Control and International Security: Thematic Discussion on Outer Space (Disarmament Aspects)

The United States remains committed to strengthening the sustainability, stability, and security of space.

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Arms Control and International Security: Thematic Discussion on Nuclear Weapons

The United States remains committed to the goal of nuclear disarmament, and to seeking to create conditions toward that end.

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U.S. Condems Attacks in Mogadishu

The United States condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks that killed and injured hundreds in Mogadishu on October 14.

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Remarks by Acting Assistant Secretary for Arms Control Anita Friedt at IPNDV Event in New York

The cooperative goals of the Partnership are essential ones to nuclear disarmament, namely identifying the complex technical challenges required for verification, and developing potential technologies and procedures to address them.

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IPNDV Side Event at United Nations First Committee

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Anita Friedt hosted an event updating the UN First Committee on the work of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV).

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Secretary Tillerson’s Remarks at the UN Security Council Session on Nuclear Non-Proliferation

“Ultimately, we each have a sovereign responsibility to ensure that we keep the world safe from nuclear warfare, the aftermath of which will transgress all borders. The United States will continue … to work to halt the proliferation of nuclear weapons. We ask all peace-loving nations to join us in this mission.”

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Secretary’s Remarks at a Press Availability in New York City

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“I want to begin, first, by extending our condolences to all those who have suffered, continue to suffer, from the devastation from the natural disasters that we are witnessing around the Western Hemisphere…”

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Secretary Rex Stillerson’s Remarks: North Korea’s Missile Launch

North Korea’s provocative missile launch represents the second time the people of Japan, a treaty ally of the United States, have been directly threatened in recent weeks.

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