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GENEVA SUMMIT- Talking Peace, Preparing War

January 25, 1986 industrialised world have used to obfuscate the real issues of arms race and put forward diversionary proposals. In the post-NPT period, the NWFZ concept is a complementary measure to the NPT, of utilising regional treaties to bring into the NPT regime those states that found the hegemonistic and discriminatory nature of NPT unacceptable. He cited several cases of violation of the Latin American NWFZ by the nuclear weapons powers. He contended that the arms control impact of the NWFZ agreement in the South Pacific is minimal- it might pressurise France to stop its nuclear weapons tests in the region. The fact that the zone excludes Guam

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