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Pakistan committed to nuclear disarmament for peaceful world: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office of Pakistan said on Monday that the treaties banning proliferation of nuclear weapons could not yield results without consensus among nuclear-armed states at global level. Pakistan is committed to the goal of nuclear disarmament in a manner that promotes peace, security and stability at regional and global levels, said Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria in a statement. He said Pakistan reaffirms its commitment to making the world free of nuclear weapons through a universal,…

UN to kick off talks on global nuclear weapons ban

UNITED NATIONS: More than 100 countries are set to launch the first UN talks on a global nuclear weapons ban on Monday over objections from the major nuclear powers. Some 123 UN members announced in October that they would launch the UN conference to negotiate a legally binding nuclear ban treaty, even as most of the world's declared and undeclared nuclear powers voted against the talks. Britain, France, Israel, Russia and the United States voted no, while China, India and Pakistan abstained. Even Japan -- the only…