The United States and Israel refused to participate in a UN conference on establishing a zone free of all types of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in the Middle East, which will be held in New York from November 18 to 22, Russia’s Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov told Izvestia.

According to him, Moscow is always ready to help the Middle Eastern countries in creating this zone, if they request it.

“It is too early to talk about creating the zone – at the very least, we need to get down to work. The resolution on this issue was adopted in 1995 and co-authored by Russia, the US and Great Britain. The three of us are responsible for the implementing this initiative, especially since back then it had allowed us to extend the Non-Proliferation Treaty indefinitely by consensus. However, 24.5 years have passed since then, and there has been no progress. We honestly tried and, I think, we did much more than the United States and Great Britain, who at times were more likely to even interfere,” he said.

“Now practical work will finally begin, though without the Americans,” the diplomat noted adding, “The Americans refused to take part because Israel refuses to participate.”

Ulyanov stressed that Arab countries of the Middle East “proceed from the assumption that Israel has nuclear weapons and does not want to abandon it.” At the same time, Israel does not want to discuss this issue within the UN, the diplomat noted. According to him, Russia and China will take part in the conference as observers, the UK and France have not yet responded to invitations. Ulyanov will head the Russian delegation.

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Source: TASS

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How funny, it’s the Russia that pretends having the biggest nuclear arsenal and building a nuclear missile name RS-28 Sarmat (aka Satan-II) able to wipe out a full medium sized country alone, or to build a submarine-drone with a 200 megatons warhead able to create a radioactive tsunami, which promotes this! It reminds me the time when the Soviets were funding pacifist and anti-nuclear protests in Western Europe… Meanwhile, Russia helps Iranian and Turkish nuclear programs by building nuclear plants… When it comes to NPT, China is absolutely committed into non-proliferation for sure [irony] : guess how North-Korea and Pakistan… Read more »

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Your so full of dog p**p who named it Satan-11? Maybe NATO little pretence about Russia’s nuclear weapons power which was by and large developed and produced by the Soviet Union.Under constant threat and encroachment by NATO it is sensible that the people know what’s in store if they dont control their governments insane behaviour. US controlled media tried to make out the US could easily nuke Russia with no consequences. Alternative media has ensured thats no longer the case.