Cuba Reiterates Call for Nuclear Disarmament

Havana, Cuba, April 9 (acn) – Cuba reiterated its call on UN member nations to jointly work for a world free of nuclear threats through the total elimination and prohibition of atomic weapons.

Speaking at the opening session of this year’s meeting of the UN Disarmament Commission, Cuban ambassador Oscar Leon stressed the leading role of Latin America and the Caribbean after being declared a Zone of Peace by the Second Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in January.

Leon also stressed the decision by the UN General Assembly to declare September 26 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

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