Permanent Mission of Libya to the United Nations renews Libya’s support for efforts to prevent the proliferation and acquisition of weapons of mass destruction

Tripoli-Libya participated in the 3rd conference on establishment of a middle east free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction, which began at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

According to what was published by the Permanent Mission of Libya to the United Nations, the head of the Libyan delegation, Minister Plenipotentiary Essam Omran bin Zeitoun, welcomed, in a speech, at the opening session of the conference the holding of this session within the course of the ongoing negotiations to establish and develop a binding agreement that makes the Middle East region free of nuclear weapons and other chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction.

He also stressed Libya's consistent policy of supporting efforts aimed at disarmament of weapons of mass destruction, in addition to its position through its membership in existing international conventions related to the non-proliferation, possession and manufacture of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction and the complete elimination of these lethal weapons.

The conference, in which Libya participated as a party and member of the Middle East, discussed issues on the objectivity that ultimately aims to reach a binding and clear agreement to establish a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.

Source: Libyan News Agency