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A Post-Election Agenda for Belarus – Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

On nuclear security, Minsk has taken some positive steps, such as the agreement announced by Foreign Minister Sergei Martynov and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton under which Belarus will give up its remaining highly enriched uranium (HEU). This move demonstrates a commitment to the global nuclear nonproliferation regime, an important precedent for other non-nuclear weapons states that possess HEU as well as aspiring peaceful nuclear powers, and has already delivered one token of international appreciation—an invitation for Belarus to participate in the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in South Korea.

Read more here: A Post-Election Agenda for Belarus – Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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