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weapons free

In air defense, a weapon control order imposing a status whereby weapons systems may be fired at any target not positively recognized as friendly. See also weapons hold; weapons tight.
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TOKYO, Shawwal 24, 1436, August 09, 2015, SPA -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki by renewing his commitment to a nuclear weapons free Japan, Reuters reported.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said at UN meeting that Nuclear Weapons Free Zone in the Middle East needed
Since (the) 1970s, the General Assembly of the United Nations has been calling for the establishment of a nuclear weapons free zone in the Middle East," he said.
Incorporating nuclear weapons, cabinet foregrounded that the deal is obtained on the basis that it helps keep the Middle East and Gulf region free of weapons of mass destruction, while in other countries invited the contracts as an initiative for the region's stability, emphasizing the right of states to use nuclear power for energy purposes and to create mass destruction weapons free zones in the Gulf region.
The agreement is based on what Egypt has put forward regarding a Middle East nuclear weapons free zone, including all weapons of mass destruction, in a serious and effective manner, and far from double standards or exceptions, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said in press statement.
More recently they have initiated the United Nations International Day Against Nuclear Tests and proposed a Universal Declaration for a Nuclear Weapons Free World.
Dr Bob Mtonga, ICAN Steering Group member and physician from Zambia: "This Conference has shown us that the countries that have renounced nuclear weapons and concluded regional Nuclear Weapons Free Zones, such as Africa and Latin America, are providing important moral leadership to carry forward international efforts to free the world of nuclear weapons and prevent the global public health disaster that their use would create.
The press release adds that Pakistan supports a nuclear weapons free Korean peninsula as agreed by all parties in the Framework Agreement on 1994 and reaffirms its support for the six-party talks process.
Amman, August 24(Petra) -- A Jordanian parliamentary delegation, headed by Deputy Abdullah Nsour, will participate in the International Forum for a Nuclear Weapons Free World, scheduled to be held next week in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Since the mid-1970s they have called for making the entire Middle East a nuclear weapons free zone.
Due to the persistent refusal of the Israeli regime to join the NPT, the establishment of a nuclear weapons free zone in the Middle East, proposed by Iran in 1974, is yet to be implemented,' he said.
AL HAYAT reported on Tuesday that Russia agreed on Monday to offer the Lebanese army a cache of weapons free of charge.

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