Prince Turki promotes non-proliferation at ICNND meeting

February 15, 2009

Prince Turki Al-Faisal stressed the importance of nuclear non-proliferation in the Middle East during a meeting of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND) in Washington last night.


During his remarks, Prince Turki noted that non-proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East constitutes the first stage towards preventing its proliferation at the international level and enhancing the pillars of security and peace.

The membership of the ICNND, a non-governmental organization, includes representatives from Saudi Arabia, Mexico, the United States, Pakistan, Russia, Britain, Germany, France, Norway, China, India and South Africa.

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