Despite a deep conviction in the importance of the global nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty, Kuwait believes its credibility has become questionable.
The remarks were made by the Kuwaiti UN mission Second Secretary at the third Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference held at the United Nations headquarters.
The complete and ultimate elimination of nuclear weapons is the sole guarantee that humanity would be spared their dangers, he underlined.
Therefore, these nations should discard nuclear weapon-based defence strategies, through halting the development of their nuclear arsenals or developing alternatives.
It is crucial that the humanitarian dimensions and catastrophes that are left behind by these weapons are taken into consideration, he argued.
“Reaching a binding document on the non-use or threat of use of nuclear weapons against non-nuclear states is a goal we aspire to, until these weapons are totally eliminated,” the Kuwaiti diplomat said.
Al-Daei also called for nations under threat to be offered “unconditional and legally-binding contractual security guarantees.”
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