Nuclear disarmament is not a goal in itself but rather a precondition for reorganising international life on more civilised principles and according to the demands of the new century
The year 2010 has seen important events in the sphere of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, bringing a positive impact on global security.
To prevent the negative impact of nuclear deterrence on co-operation among global players, it is necessary to decrease arms levels through agreements based on the principle of minimum sufficiency.
- Yevgeny Primakov is Russia’s former prime minister and minister of foreign affairs.
- Igor Ivanov is a former minister of foreign affairs.
- Evgeny Velikhov is president of the Russian Scientific Centre “Kurchatov Institute”.
- Mikhail Moiseyev is former chief of the general staff.
Read more here: Nuclear disarmament: the end of the atomic option – Telegraph.