Vice Chair, NTI
Statement by the EASLG: Advancing Global Nuclear “Fail-Safe”
In a statement titled Advancing Global Nuclear “Fail-Safe”, Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) leaders Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor Ivanov, Ernest J. Moniz, and Sam Nunn, along with 34 dignitaries from 12 countries, call for all nuclear-weapons states to conduct internal reviews of their nuclear command-and-control and weapons systems. “Each nation with nuclear arms has a responsibility to reduce the risk of nuclear blunder,” the statement asserts.
The statement was jointly released by the EASLG, the European Leadership Network (ELN), NTI, and the Russia International Affairs Council (RIAC) at the Munich Security Conference.
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