Nuclear risks extreme says UN Secretary-General to NPT Review Conference

NoFirstUse Global Open Letter to be presented to the NPT Review Conference today The 10th Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) opened on Monday August 1 with a stark warning from UN Secretary-General António Guterres. “From the Middle East and the Korean Peninsula. To Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.The clouds that parted following the […]

De-escalate Russia’s nuclear threats with no-first-use declarations

Statement by NoFirstUse Global* Russia’s threats to potentially use nuclear weapons in the Ukraine conflict should be de-escalated, and nuclear war prevented, through no-first-use declarations by the USA and NATO, plus pressure on Russia to also adopt such a policy and step back from the brink of nuclear war. On February 24th, President Putin issued a […]

Russia, Ukraine and nuclear weapons

Russia, Ukraine and Nuclear Weapons: How to address rising nuclear threats – including through no-first-use annoucements, by Ambassador (ret.) Thomas Graham (USA) and General (ret.) Bernard Norlain (France). On March 7, The Hill, a top US political news-site read by the White House and more US lawmakers than any other site, published an article Russia, […]

US Congress members condemn Russian nuclear threats and call for no-first-use

President Putin’s nuclear threats, including his placing the Russian nuclear forces on high alert, were condemned yesterday (March 2, 2022) by United States Senators Edward Markey and Jeff Merkley along with House Representatives Don Beyer and John Garamendi, who are co-chairs of the Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control Working Group. “We condemn President Putin’s threats […]