On the first day of the G7 Summit held in Hiroshima, Japan, the leaders released a statement entitled “Hiroshima Vision on Nuclear Disarmament”.
The statement underlined that the meeting was held in Hiroshima, where the atomic bomb was dropped in 1945, and pointed out the importance of publishing such a document here.
Emphasizing the importance of non-use of nuclear weapons in the world for 77 years, the statement said, “Russia’s irresponsible nuclear rhetoric that undermines the arms control regime and announcing its intention to deploy nuclear weapons in Belarus is dangerous and unacceptable.” expression was used.
The statement called on Russia to maintain international commitments on nuclear disarmament, adding that “the overall decline in global nuclear arsenals since the end of the Cold War must be sustained and not regressed.” evaluation was made.
“A world without nuclear weapons cannot be achieved without nuclear disarmament,” the statement demanded Russia return to the New START Agreement. opinion shared.
The statement called on Russia, Iran, China and North Korea to reduce nuclear tensions:
“We are determined that no country should conduct any nuclear weapons test or conduct another nuclear explosion, we condemn any threat to this and reiterate that the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) is an urgent matter.”
G7 Summit will end on May 21
The leaders of the USA, France, England, Germany, Canada and Italy are attending the G7 summit hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio.
The leaders of the European Union, Indonesia, India, South Korea, Australia, Brazil, Vietnam and representatives of international organizations are also invited to the summit.
The G7 Summit will conclude on May 21.