UN asks N-states to work towards disarmament

Media Coverage | October 25, 2008

Emphasising that the financial crisis has triggered the need for an international cooperation to tackle global issues, United Nations has asked the nuclear weapon States, including India, to take the advantage of the atmosphere to revitalise the world disarmament agenda.

In his address to East-West Institute, an independent international body focusing on security issues, on Friday Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the N-weapon States to move towards total elimination of nuclear weapons.