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a limitation on the size and armament of the armed forces of a country

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We remain committed to conventional arms control as a key element of Euro-Atlantic security.
This came while the Minister was addressing the Second Ministerial Conference of the Sub-regional Small Arms Control Mechanism in Corinthia Hotel in Khartoum Wednesday with participation of Central African Republic, Libya , Democratic Republic of Congo, Chad and South Sudan , besides experts and regional and international organizations.
Knowing that repeal of the Helms-Biden legislation was politically impossible, the Obama administration instead merged VC into State's arms-control bureau, creating the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance.
His concern is that without the united leadership of the two superpowers in nuclear arms control, nuclear weapons will continue to spread to smaller and less stable countries and to non-governmental organization that have no stake in the world order.
Last August, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier suggested that all interested countries in Europe should attempt to "re-launch" arms control in Europe "as a tried and tested means of risk reduction, transparency, and confidence building between Russia and the West.
Yet, at the same time, Russia has repeatedly called for a new debate on conventional arms control in Europe.
By re-launching arms control we can make a tangible offer of co-operation to all those who want to shoulder responsibility for Europe's security.
China and the United States work on a cyber arms control agreement, but they could struggle to control individuals or agree on defining cyber threats
Every year since 2007, Arms Control Association's staff has nominated several individuals and institutions that best exemplify leadership and action in pursuing effective arms control solutions and each, in their own way, has provided leadership to help reduce weapons-related security threats.
Nuclear weapons are dangerous; there is no second thought about it, therefore, only good faith, treaties, lips services and baseless differences would always be a hurdle to achieve success towards arms control & disarmament.
US Under-Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller will be in Cyprus on Friday as part of a visit to Europe and the region, the State Department has announced.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan and United Kingdom, Friday, reviewed developments in the areas of international arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan and Britain on Friday reviewed developments in the areas of international arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament.
WASHINGTON -- The United States informed its NATO allies this month that Russia had tested a new ground-launched cruise missile, raising concerns about Moscow's compliance with a landmark arms control accord.
At the Department of State, the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance (AVC) is advancing this goal, having helped negotiate the New START Treaty with Russia, a pact that will reduce U.