Iran calls for start of serious talks on nuclear disarmament

New York, Nov 1, IRNA – Iran’s ambassador and deputy permanent representative in the United Nations underlined that according to the advisory vote of International Court of Justice (ICJ), countries are commited to start serious talks on nuclear disarmament.

Gholamhossein Dehqani, speaking on behalf of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) member states, said that ICJ concluded that countries should start talks concerning nuclear disarmament with goodwill and with the intention of access to a result so that the disarmament could be under effective international control and supervision in all dimensions, but unfortunately atomic states have not been committed to this.

He was speaking in a meeting to consider report of ICJ in the UN General Assembly concerning consensus advisory vote of the body in the year 1996 about legal situation of threat or applying nuclear weapon.

Iran’s envoy also underlined importance of ICJ role in promotion of peaceful settlement between countries and encourage them to use such methods upon the UN Charter and urged the UN Security Council to settle international problems but refer to the UN judicial body the act of interpreting international laws and regulations.

He pointed out that the UN Security Council should be sure that its decisions conform with the UN Charter and international laws and send them for consideration and comment to the ICJ.



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