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U.S. President G.W. Bush states that the U.S. will withdrawal from the 1972 ABM Treaty in six months
13.12.2001

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13.12.2019

"Strategic stability, according to a basic understanding, means the relationship between Russia and the United States, when both sides have no incentives to launch a first nuclear strike. It was defined during the Cold War. Development of new arms technologies, including highprecision non-nuclear, hypersonic weapons and space-based missile defense systems, makes an impact on strategic stability. A significant shift in balance of power between Russia and the United States can undermine stability, increasing the risk of nuclear conflict," - Consultant to PIR Center and Researcher of the Center for Global Trends and International Organizations of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry Andrey Baklitskiy. 

12.12.2019

"US-Russia relations have not been at such a dangerously low level since the end of the cold war," - Cynthia Lazaroff, documentary filmmaker/producer, founder of US-Russian exchange initiatives, environmental activist and Bruce Allyn, Senior Fellow, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.

10.12.2019

“Although I try to remain optimistic about the possibility of Russian-American dialogue in preparation for and during the NPT 2020 Review Conference ... I am becoming more and more skeptical, even worried and disappointed with how events are developing. In such difficult times, it is especially important to generate constructive and positive ideas, and I look forward to welcome them from the young generation of experts”, – PIR Center Director Vladimir Orlov.

Iran and the international agreements in the sphere of nuclear nonproliferation and peaceful nuclear energy

 

International treaty/ International organization

Iran

IAEA

IAEA member

NPT

NPT Member

Additional Protocol to IAEA Safeguards Agreement

Signed, but not ratified

CTBT

Signed, but not ratified

Convention on Assistance in the case of Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency

In force

Convention on Nuclear Safety

Not signed

Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage

Not signed

Convention on the Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident

In force

The Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management

In force

Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material

Not signed

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