China advocates complete prohibition of nukes weapons
“I am very proud to be the first Israeli to serve as the chairman of a committee.” Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour strongly objected, saying the group should have nominated “a very
The legal committee deals with UN activities related to international law and the Israeli ambassador said one of his first tasks will be to advance the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism.—Agencies VIENNA—China is committed to taking the path of peaceful development and advocates for complete prohibition and thorough destruction of the nuclear weapons, China’s Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong said here on Tuesday.
In the 20-year anniversary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty (CTBT) in UN headquarter in Vienna, Li said China has made commitment on no-firstuse of nuclear weapons and has unconditionally undertaken not to use or threat to use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear-weapon states and nuclear free-zones.
“China is committed to taking the path of peaceful development and advocates for complete prohibition and thorough destruction of nuclear weapons,” Li stressed.
As one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, China has always been promoting the peaceful use of the nuclear energy, voting to support the nonproliferation regime.—Xinhua held captive by the Abu Sayyaf group in Sulu for the past nine months,” presidential spokesman Herminio Coloma said in a statement.
A military statement also confirmed that a severed head, believed to be Hall’s, was found near the Jolo island cathedral Monday night.—Agencies