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  • March 02, 1995

    J. duPreez, 'Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT): South African Position and Preparations for the NPT Review and Extension Conference'

    The memo notes suggests that a series of successive extensions should be used. DuPreez also says that South Africa must continue to participate in the NPT.

  • March 10, 1995

    Directors report of a Programme for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation (PPNN) International Briefing Seminar for Senior Diplomats

    Summarizes agenda and issues for upcoming Briefing Seminar for Senior diplomats organized by the PPNN.

  • March 14, 1995

    Report, M. Hough, Director of the Institute for Strategic Studies, University of Pretoria, 'Disarmament and Arms Control with Specific Reference to the RSA'

    Report on the current status of South African disarmament and arms control.

  • March 22, 1995

    German Federal Foreign Office, Wire Report, 'NPT Review and Extension Conference: Meeting of the Core Group on 20/21 March 1995'

    Summary of meeting of the core group, statomg "these meetings make it fully clear that now thanks to the lobbying activities of many countries an increasing majority of member states who are for the indefinite extension of the npt appears possible."

  • March 24, 1995

    J. duPreez, 'Credentials for South Africa's Delegation to the Treaty for Nuclear Non-Proliferation Review and Extension Conference'

    Credentials for South Africa's delegation to the 1995 Non-Proliferation Treaty Extension Conference.

  • April, 1995

    Programme for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Newsbrief, Number 29

    A compilation of the latest news, events, and publications related to nuclear weapons and nuclear non-proliferation. The “Newsbrief” was produced by the PPNN and personally edited by Ben Sanders.

  • April 03, 1995

    Abdul Minty et al, 'South Africa's Position on the Extension of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)'

    South Africa supports the indefinite extension of the NPT.

  • April 06, 1995

    German Federal Foreign Office, Memorandum, 'NPT Extension Conference: Positions of State Parties'

    German Foreign Ministry index listing all of the NPT countries and their positions on extending the treaty.

  • April 10, 1995

    Letter, Thabo Mbeki to Al Gore

    Responding to Al Gore's 4th April letter, Mbeki offers support for the NPT while noting the need for supermajority and strengthening the review process.

  • April 13, 1995

    Letter, Al Gore to Thabo Mbeki

    The letter congratulates Mr Thabo and South Africa for pledging to the NPT agreements and offering suggestions during the revision process. Gore also says that he will be able to meet Foreign Minister Nzo in New York on 19th April.

  • April 13, 1995

    Letter, Alfred Nzo to The Honourable Edward Bwanai, Minister of External Affairs, Malawi

    The letter asks for improvements in the review process for the NPT.

  • April 14, 1995

    Telegram from NATO Deputy Secretary General De Franchis, 'NATO-Russia relations and Italy's position'

    Deputy Secretary General of NATO Amedeo De Franchis briefs Italian embassies about the state of NATO-Russia relations, and the Italian position. He emphasizes the importance of Russian security concerns and calls for caution in NATO's enlargement strategy.

  • April 17, 1995

    Programme for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation, NPT Conference 17/4/95-12/5/95, 'Darryl’s meeting with Sven Jurchewsky [sic] 145/95'

    Summary of meeting with Canadian diplomat Sven Jurschewsky about strategy for the NPT review confernece.

  • April 18, 1995

    1995 Review and Extension Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, Final Document, Summary and Verbal Records (excerpts)

    Opening statements in the General Debate by Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States, Russia, South Africa, The Netherlands.

  • April 19, 1995

    Statement by the Foreign Minister of The Republic of South Africa, Mr. Alfred Nzo, 'The 1995 Review and Extension Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)'

    Foreign Minister Alfred Nzo thanked the President of NPT, offers a legal analysis of X(2) Article and the commitment to dispose of nuclear weapons, referring to articles of treaty.

  • April 27, 1995

    Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Countries, 'Result of the Exchange of Views on the Review and Extension Conference on the NPT'

    The Ministers of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Countries agreed that the NPT should be extended and a regular review conference held every five years.

  • May 10, 1995

    Summary Report on One-on-One Meeting between Presidents Clinton and Yeltsin, May 10, 1995, 10:10 a.m.-1:19 p.m., St. Catherine's Hall, the Kremlin

    Yeltsin and Clinton discuss arms control agreements such as START II, the nuclear aspirations of Iran and North Korea, NATO expansion, and other subjects.

  • June 15, 1995

    German Bundestag, 12th Legislative Period, 'Printed Matter 12/5116--Resolution Recommendation and Report of the Foreign Relations Committee (3rd Committee)'

    Resolution for the extension of the Non-proliferation Treaty and setting goals for NPT policy.

  • June 19, 1995

    Saddam Hussein Meeting with Ba’ath Party Members to Discuss the Results of the UN Inspectors’ Mission to Look for WMDs

    Saddam, General Amir, and Party members speculate on various motivations behind a UN plan for monitoring the status of WMD's in Iraq. Saddam states that Iraq possesses no biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons, but he is informed that a "traitor" had falsely reported to the UN that Iraq was in the possession of a certain number of missiles. They discuss possible UN conclusions and assumptions regarding WMD's in Iraq.

  • June 29, 1995

    German Bundestag, 13th Legislative Period, 'Response of the Federal Government to the Small Inquiry of the SPD faction—Printed Matter 13/1455—Strengthening the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons'

    Review of steps taken by the German federal government to limit proliferation of nuclear weapons.