Middle East Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone

UN Conference on Nuclear Weapons-Free Middle East Cancelled! — Non-Aligned Movement Expresses Condemnation

UN Conference on Nuclear Weapons-Free Middle East Cancelled! -- Non-Aligned Movement Expresses Condemnation

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has criticized the cancellation of a conference on banning nuclear weapons in the Middle East. The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has criticized the cancellation of a conference on banning nuclear weapons in the Middle East. NAM strongly condemned the opposition of the US, Russia, Britain and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the conference that was originally scheduled to be held in Finland’s capital, Helsinki, in December, upon an agreement reached duri

December 1, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Iran Pledges to Attend UN Conference on WMD-Free Zone in Middle East

Iran Pledges to Attend UN Conference on WMD-Free Zone in Middle East

Iran on Tuesday [Nov. 6] said it would attend a planned summit on establishing the Middle East as a zone free of atomic armaments and other unconventional weapons, Reuters reported. "The Islamic Republic of Iran now finally has decided to participate at the conference in Finland, in Helsinki, in December on a Middle East [nuclear weapons] free zone," according to Ali Asghar Soltanieh,Tehran's envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency. [caption id="attachment_2160" align="alignright"

November 10, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Add Your Signature! UFPJ Calls on Pres. Obama and U.S. Congress to: “Actively, and Visibly, Support the Helsinki Conference for a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and All Other Weapons of Mass Destruction.”

Add Your Signature! UFPJ Calls on Pres. Obama and U.S. Congress to:

Iran has attacked no one, yet both the United States and Israel continue to threaten Iran with a military attack unless Iran agrees to halt uranium enrichment. While it appears that the imminent danger of war has receded, during the most recent Presidential debate, President Obama flatly denied reports that the U.S. had agreed to hold direct talks with Iran, declaring “...the clock is ticking, if they do not meet demands of the international community, we will take all options necessary.” Te

November 5, 2012 No Comments Full Story

The Importance and Possibilities of Establishing a Weapons of Mass Destruction-Free Zone in the Middle East

The Importance and Possibilities of Establishing a Weapons of Mass Destruction-Free Zone in the Middle East

"A nuclear-weapon-free zone for the Middle East was first proposed to the UNGA by Iran in 1974" - Emad Kiyaei. The NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security; the NGO Working Group on Israel-Palestine; Peace Action; and Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament co-hosted the discussion "The Importance and Possibilities of Establishing a Weapons of Mass Destruction-Free Zone in the Middle East" on October 17 in New York. Participants included: Akira Kawasa

October 23, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Sign on to this Petition! International Association of Peace Messenger Cities Calls for A Nuclear Weapons-Free Middle East

Sign on to this Petition! International Association of Peace Messenger Cities Calls for A Nuclear Weapons-Free Middle East

The New York Times has reported that the US has been reinforcing its already large military presence in the Middle East as a leg of its negotiations with Iran over the claim that Iran is building “nuclear weapons”. This is exacerbating an already tense and volatile situation. Coupled with economic sanctions, it adds to the fires burning in the Middle East, a real threat of another Middle East war with wide spread repercussions. Peace loving people must speak out. We are calling for suppor

October 7, 2012 No Comments Full Story

USPC Letter to Obama and Congress: Support the UN Conference for a Middle East Free of Nuclear Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction!

USPC Letter to Obama and Congress: Support the UN Conference for a Middle East Free of Nuclear Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction!

The threat of war has been extended to Spring! Threatening to bomb Iran by Israel is a violation of International Law and the Charter of the United Nations. We demand that our voices be heard to stop a war with Iran. We want no part of another illegal war in the Middle East! We have stopped madness for the moment, but the threat is on the table. Instead of war, the United Nations is offering a logical solution to the crisis: establishing a Nuclear Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction-Free Z

October 7, 2012 1 Comment Full Story

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