Wed, Feb 27, 2019
Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered Iraq's speech at the high-level meeting of the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, in which he affirmed the Iraqi Government's adherence to disarmament, non-proliferation and disarmament treaties to promote peace and global stability.
Minister Alhakim expressed Iraq's support for the establishment of nuclear-weapon-free zones throughout the world, calling on the sponsors of the Middle East resolution to implement the commitments made in the establishment of the free zone, praising the efforts of the Presidents of the Conference in their efforts to bring the Conference on Disarmament back to its real role in addressing disarmament and non-proliferation issues.
Minister Alhakim called on all member states to demonstrate the political will and flexibility to bring the Conference out of the stalemate that it underwent for over two decades.
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