Pakistan's “denuclearisation” offer to India
New Zealand needs to give vigorous support to Pakistan's “denuclearisation” offer to India
"New Zealand should vigorously encourage India to accept today's offer by Pakistan to begin a process leading to mutual abolition of nuclear weapons," said Progressive Deputy Leader Matt Robson.
"This important initiative could help the world re-focus on nuclear disarmament."
"New Zealand with its New Agenda colleague Brazil is a co-sponsor of a United Nations resolution for a nuclear-free Southern Hemisphere. The New Agenda countries -- New Zealand, Brazil, South Africa, Ireland, Sweden and Mexico -- now have an opportunity to join forces, and initiatives, with two key Northern Hemisphere countries in support of nuclear disarmament."
With the Syrian proposal for a total weapons
free zone in the Middle East, this could be an important
step in ending the retreat from nuclear