The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation advocates that all countries, which until now remain outside of the Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons (NPT), to connect to it.
"Today marks 45 years since the entry into force of the NPT, which is considered the cornerstone of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. In practice, the universal nature of the Treaty - its participants on Today is 191 state confirms the key role of this international legal instrument in ensuring international security and stability ", - reported in the report on the Internet office of the Foreign Ministry." Consistent strengthening of the NPT, as well as finding ways to respond to new risks and challenges on the basis of the Contract is the common task of the international brotherhood, " said foreign Ministry." Considering the universal nature of the NPT in the form of key tasks, urge all States, which until now remain outside of the Treaty, to connect to it, " said the report. First Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Ryabkov said that Russia hopes for the review conference on the Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons (NPT), which will be held in new York from 27 April to 22 may, to act together with the United States for the strengthening of the regime of the Treaty. In early February, in the General statement "nuclear five" (USA, Russia, Britain, China, France) said that the conference on the Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons (NPT) should establish the framework, which does not allow countries to abuse the right to withdraw from the Contract. First, in the spring of 2014, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stated the need to increase the responsibility for the decision to withdraw from the NPT in connection with the proposal of a number of parties of Ukraine to withdraw from the Contract.