Russia reduced its nukes by over 85% under non-proliferation treaty – Ministry

Russia reduced its nukes by over 85% under non-proliferation treaty – Ministry
# 28 April 2018 00:57 (UTC +04:00)

Russia has decreased its nuclear arsenal by more than 85 percent under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

The relevant statement has been delivered by the Russian delegation at the Second Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the NPT Parties, which was held in Geneva on Thursday.

"The issues of nuclear disarmament are high on the agenda of the NPT review process. Our country is committed to building a world free of nuclear weapons. Russia has already made an unprecedented contribution to nuclear disarmament by having decreased its nuclear arsenal by more than 85%," the statement read.

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