United Nations and Disarmament 1970-1975

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The United Nations and Disarmament 1970-1975 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.



Implementation of the treaty on the non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, first opened for signature in 1968, entered into force on 5 March 1970. On that occasion, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, U Thant, welcoming the entry into force of the Treaty, stressed its importance as a means of containing the nuclear arms race. (For the text of his comments, see Introduction above.)


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