8 November 201921:28

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov’s meeting with UN Under-Secretary-General Izumi Nakamitsu


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On November 8, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov met with UN Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu on the sidelines of the Moscow Non-Proliferation Conference (November 7−9).

The parties discussed a wide range of issues concerning arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Special attention was paid to the problems of nuclear disarmament and strategic stability, including that of the prevention of an arms race in space.

An exchange of views took place on regional security matters, including the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on the Iranian nuclear programme and the Syrian “chemical” files.

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