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Nuclear-Weapon-Free-World: Ways of Moving Ahead

Roland Timerbaev

There has recently been growing interest in the issue of nuclear disarmament, nuclear-free world, but world open towards peaceful nuclear energy uses for the benefit of mankind. Such interest is to a large extent caused by the immediate task ofstrengthening the nuclear nonproliferation regime, especially on the eve of the 2010 NPT Review Conference. Amb. Timerbaev presents some of his solutions to the problem of achieving nuclear zero.

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