International Security

Joint Statement of President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un at the Singapore Summit


President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a first, historic summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018.

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Report of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission in Syria Regarding an Alleged Incident in Saraqib, Syrian Arab Republic on 4 February 2018

The FFM “determined that chlorine, released from cylinders through mechanical impact, was likely used as a chemical weapon on 4 February 2018 in the Al Talil neighborhood of Saraqib.”

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Secretary Mike Pompeo’s Remarks on President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw From the JCPOA

As we exit the Iran deal, we will be working with our allies to find a real, comprehensive, and lasting solution to the Iranian threat.

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NPT PrepCom: Closing Statement by U.S. Ambassador Robert Wood

Preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons remains the central and fundamental benefit of the NPT to all States Party.

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Ambassador Robert Wood: NPT PrepCom Cluster 3 – Specific Issue Strengthened Review Process

The United States remains committed to the 1995 decision related to Art VIII on strengthening the review process.

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U.S. Remarks at the Opening of the 84th Governing Council Session – UN Compensation Commission

The United Nations Compensation Commission is considered a model for post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation, demonstrating the value and importance of international law.

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U.S. Statement at NPT PrepCom in Cluster 3: Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy

As we approach the NPT’s 50thanniversary, the United States reaffirms its commitment to promoting the peaceful uses of nuclear energy in accordance with Article IV of the Treaty and in support of the development goals of NPT Parties.

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Ambassador Robert Wood: NPT PrepCom Cluster 2 – Nonproliferation


The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty is an enduring foundation for the common security interests of all states.

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Ambassador Robert Wood: NPT PrepCom Cluster 1: Nuclear Disarmament and Security Assurances

Statement by the United States in Cluster 1: Nuclear Disarmament and Security Assurances Second Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Ambassador Robert A. Wood Permanent Representative of the United States to the Conference on Disarmament Geneva, April 26, 2018 […]

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Statement by Assistant Secretary Christopher Ford at the Opening of the 2018 NPTPrepcom


Today, we open this Preparatory Committee as part of the NPT’s review cycle, meeting in Geneva – the lovely “second city” of the auspicious United Nations organization that a traumatized but hopeful international community built at the close of the last and most horrible of the global conflagrations that convulsed the 20th Century world.

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