Equatorial Guinea reaffirms its condemnation of the use of weapons of mass destruction

Permanent Mission of Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations , Fri, Jan 19, 2018

by José Enzeñ Obiang

This is a situation that seriously worries humanity, given that the presence of Weapons of Mass Destruction is undoubtedly the version diametrically opposed to the principles of peace by which the United Nations was created, according to the different speakers. and representatives of the 15 countries that make up the Security Council, between permanent and non-permanent members of said decision-making body, under the chairmanship of Kazakhstan for the current month of January.

After the interventions of Secretary General Antonio Guterres, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergei Lavrov, the Ambassador of the United States Nikki Haley, among others, the Ambassador of Kazakhstan, Kairat Umarov, gave the floor to Anatolio Ndong Mba, who After thanking the assistants given the importance of the subject, he has reaffirmed the rejection of the Government chaired by HE Obiang Nguema Mbasogo to everything related to the manufacture as well as the use of weapons of mass destruction, as it is a reality that according to the voice of Equatorial Guinea, endangers human existence, and has pointed out that dialogue is the only way to resolve any possible conflict.

"My country insists that the countries that are in charge of manufacturing weapons of mass destruction stop modernizing them, renewing them, or extending the life of their nuclear weapons, and related facilities," Ndong Mba said at another point in his speech.

The Ambassador has also made it clear that Equatorial Guinea underlines the importance of achieving universal adherence to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, taking into account the special responsibilities of the nuclear-weapon States in this regard, thus supporting the community International, in its determination to remain committed to the promotion of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, and has appealed to all nuclear-weapon States, including those that have not yet adhered to the NPT, to They list in the second annex of the treaty, which have not signed or ratified the treaty of complete prohibition of nuclear tests, to do so without delay.

Having expressed the concern of Malabo for the inability observed by the United Nations disarmament committee to reach a consensus since 1999, he hoped to conclude the work of "the eleven," on the topics of the "recommendations" program on practical confidence, building in the field of conventional weapons.

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