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Towards the 2012 Conference on the WMD-Free Zone on the Middle East

Vladimir Orlov

The fast moving controversial developments in the Middle East and North Africa seem to be sidelining the search for responses to some fundamental security challenges in the region. This refers, among many other issues, to the discussion of steps for the preparation and successful conduct of this year's conference on the WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East. Furthermore, some think that there is not a favorable environment for such a conference now or in the foreseeable future.

Towards the 2012 Conference on the WMD-Free Zone on the Middle East (full text)


Statement at PIR Center International Seminar in Moscow. October 4, 2012