United Nations and Disarmament 1945-1970

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The United Nations and Disarmament 1945-1970 compiles the disarmament resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly, the voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee report and dates of their adoption.



General and complete disarmament, 1959-1970

To wards the end of 1959, decisions were taken both within and outside the Organization leading to the resumption of negotiations on disarmament. The General Assembly, at its fourteenth session, declared general and complete disarmament to be the basic goal of the United Nations in this field. On the eve of the Assembly’s session, the Foreign Ministers of France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States, meeting to consider the Berlin problem, decided to create a new Ten-Nation Disarmament Committee outside of but linked to the United Nations.


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