Federal foreign Minister Maas urges the UN, a new disarmament initiative nuclear weapons. He warned in his two-hour speech in the security Council before a new "upgrade logic".
foreign Minister Heiko Maas has appealed to the United Nations security Council, all nuclear powers on the path of disarmament to return. The "without any loss of safety" is possible, so Maas.
The SPD politician called at the meeting for the nuclear non-proliferation Treaty three elements of such a Initiative: the transparency of nuclear arsenals, development of control mechanisms, and new disarmament treaties. He warned of a new "upgrade logic". The Cold war was over. You could not respond to the current challenges with the responses from the last century.
Maas: "The world peace is threatened by nuclear weapons."bans are only effective if the nuclear powers are
The German foreign Minister called for, in particular, the United States and Russia to reduce the number of warheads and carrier systems. Maas considers the Treaty to ban nuclear weapons from 2017, two-thirds of the UN members have agreed, but not for the appropriate means.
Germany will not join it, because this prohibition is only effective if States mittrügen with nuclear weapons the ban. Especially the United States, China, Russia and others must now face up to this debate, so Maas: "This is your duty, and we expect that they will be fulfilled."China and North Korea are required
finally, the termination of the INF had awakened Treaty for the control of land-based intermediate-range nuclear weapons, fears of a new arms spiral. The United States had withdrawn from the Treaty with Russia, back - date the 2. August.
Maas appeared before the security Council meeting skeptical that he could still be saved. This includes China, and North Korea, for which he had not previously been considered, would have to be included. So, the Meuse, but not easy.termination of the INF Treaty: NATO supports the USA's exit from the INF Treaty: Russia threatens with consequences of the dispute on disarmament: Whoever violates the INF Treaty? the news Atlas |USA |New York