UN to kick off conference to review non-proliferation treaty (5)

10:52, May 01, 2010      

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The last review conference, held in 2005, has been characterized by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as "disappointing."

At the end of that meeting, Sergio Duarte, the President of that gathering and now the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, said the gathering ended having accomplished "very little " amid widely diverging views on nuclear arms and their spread. It wrapped up without any substantive agreement having been reached.

Cabactulan said that he cannot promise a successful outcome to this year's meeting, but expressed hope that States parties "will really see eye-to-eye" and "see the light at the end of the tunnel. "

Source: Xinhua
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