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UN 18 Jan. /TASS/. Moscow has no plans to accede to the Treaty banning nuclear weapons (the NPT by). This was stated on Thursday, the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a UN security Council meeting on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
“Russia does not intend to accede to the Treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons, he said. – We believe that the complete elimination of nuclear weapons is only possible in the context of General and complete disarmament, in terms of ensuring equal and indivisible security for all, including for holders of nuclear weapons, as envisaged by the Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons”.