Vietnam calls for dialogue to reduce nuclear risks

Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang said that it is necessary to promote dialogue on nuclear arms reduction agreements when speaking at the United Nations General Assembly.

At the session to celebrate the International Day for the Complete Abolition of Nuclear Weapons of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 26, Head of the Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN Dang Hoang Giang emphasized disarmament. Global nuclear gas is one of the organization’s long-term goals.

In order to accomplish this goal, which is difficult to achieve, he said that it is necessary to build a favorable international environment to promote trust and friendly relations between countries, giving priority to upholding international law. The Ambassador suggested that countries fulfill their obligations as well as the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW).





Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Head of the Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations.  Photo: VNA.

Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations. Image: VNA.

The representative of Vietnam added that it is necessary to promote dialogue and negotiate international agreements on the reduction of nuclear weapons and fissile materials, while emphasizing the important role of raising awareness of dire consequences. of this weapon.

At the meeting, Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang also reaffirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy, which supports nuclear disarmament and towards the complete elimination of these weapons, and pledged to continue implementing nuclear weapons. fulfill its obligations under the relevant treaties.

At the session, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the complete elimination of nuclear weapons is not a distant dream but is possible and necessary. He called on all countries to use all channels of dialogue, diplomacy and negotiation to reduce tensions and nuclear risks.

The United Nations General Assembly chooses September 26 every year as the International Day for the Complete Abolition of Nuclear Weapons in accordance with Resolution No. 68/32 2013.

Thanh Tam (Theo VNA)

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