In these ways, they welcome the reaffirmation of the two presidents (Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin) that nuclear war can never be won and will never be fought.
Spain today sponsored the IV Ministerial Meeting of the Stockholm Initiative for Nuclear Disarmament, with the participation of 16 countries, hosted by Sweden and Germany.
Under the command of the heads of Swedish diplomacy, Ann Linde; Germany, Haiko Mass; And Spain, Aranza Gonzalez Laya, meeting to review the current state of international disarmament and non-nuclear regime.
In that direction, they called on all nuclear-armed nations to show leadership, reduce nuclear risks, and promote disarmament by taking meaningful action.
The progress, they stressed, is similar to the proposals of the Stockholm initiative and calls for further action, an official statement said.
In addition to the aforementioned countries, representatives from Argentina, Canada, South Korea, Finland, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Norway, New Zealand, the Netherlands and Switzerland took part in the discussion this Monday.
On the other hand, they discussed a number of specific issues related to the NPT, including support for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (TPCEN).
Similarly, the beginning of negotiations for an agreement to stop the production of viscous materials (FMCD) and verification of nuclear disarmament.
In a new blueprint for the coming months, the meeting agreed to strengthen goodwill and dialogue with other state parties, the NPT, groups and initiatives in the field of nuclear disarmament; And maintaining high-level contacts with nuclear-weapon states.
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