China strongly opposes proliferation of mass destruction weapons

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China’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Wu Haitao, has strongly opposed the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery.

In a speech to a Security Council meeting on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, Chinese media reported on Wednesday that “China is continuously and firmly implementing its international commitments to nuclear non-proliferation and is committed to the political settlement of hot issues related to non-proliferation, China has already made positive contributions to this goal. ”

“China is ready to further strengthen its cooperation with the Committee (Security Council Committee 1540 established pursuant to resolution 1540) and will continue to work with all other countries to make positive contributions to complete and complete the international nonproliferation regime, global governance for non-proliferation and durable peace and security for all,” Haitao said. “He said.

Haitao said that “the international consensus on non-proliferation is steadily strengthened,” and that the non-proliferation mechanism has gradually improved, and cooperation continues to deepen.

“Haitao said, however, that the global security landscape” is still complex and dangerous, “In a world of globalization characterized by technological developments, the threat of non-state actors, especially terrorists, to acquire weapons of mass destruction and related materials and technologies remains.”

Haitao said that in accordance with the new situation, the international community should continue to “deepen cooperation and further strengthening global governance in the area of ​​non-proliferation. ”

The Chinese envoy stressed the importance of the need to strengthen multilateralism and promote a conducive security environment, so as to adopt “the concept of common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security and eliminate the threat of proliferation at its roots.” The international community should adhere to international rules, strengthen the international non-proliferation regime, to help developing countries in strengthening their capacity-building.