PRESS RELEASE 019
Ministerial meeting of "Stockholm Initiative"
25/02/2020

The 16 countries that make up the “Stockholm Initiative” met on Tuesday in the German capital to approve the “Berlin Declaration”, which seeks to take decisive steps in controlling and reducing nuclear weapons. Spain was represented by the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and for Ibero-America and the Caribbean, Cristina Gallach.

The “Berlin Declaration” contains 22 specific measures to mobilise the international community in support of the architecture of non-proliferation and disarmament.

Spain considers that this initiative, fully aligned with our foreign policy initiatives, contributes to strengthening our commitment to the success of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty Review Conference, that will begin at the United Nations headquarters in New York of 27 April. The Treaty has been key for containing nuclear proliferation, for the peaceful and controlled use of nuclear energy and it must also be so for ensuring disarmament.

The “Berlin Declaration” calls for nuclear countries to meet their commitments. It also takes concrete steps with a view to the New York Conference, underlines the need for cooperation and dialogue between the main players, the transparency of arsenals, the reduction of risks and the education of our young people on the principles of disarmament.

Spain has reiterated its commitment to multilateralism, one of the cornerstones of Spanish foreign policy, and has called to step up efforts so that more States, together with civil society, support these proposals that will strengthen security and international stability.

 

 

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