2021 is set to be a decisive year for nuclear disarmament and the objective of nuclear non‑proliferation. Today, the foreign ministers of the Stockholm Initiative are discussing the implementation of their proposals on nuclear disarmament both in Amman and in a virtual format.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his South Korean counterpart KANG Kyung‑wha met for the second time for what is known as a “strategic dialogue” to discuss important current issues.
In a video conference held today at the invitation of Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, the 16 members of the Stockholm Initiative for Nuclear Disarmament discussed how they intend to work together to strengthen nuclear disarmament, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Non-Proliferation Treaty has made the world a safer place. Even though the Review Conference has to be postponed, Germany is calling for progress to be made in the area of nuclear arms control with the countries of the Stockholm Initiative.
Today, representatives from 16 countries, including many foreign ministers, have gathered in Berlin to elaborate proposals on nuclear disarmament within the context of the Stockholm Initiative.
New weapons systems, global rearmament and increasing rivalry between the superpowers are posing new challenges for the world. Foreign Minister Maas has made arms control a focus of German foreign policy.