What can be more important for the “rules based international order” that Foreign Minister Freeland purports to champion than binding nuclear arms control agreements? Canadian leadership please!
Despite increasing nuclear tensions and instability, the Government of Canada continues to ignore calls for renewed engagement and leadership on nuclear disarmament.
The utter lack of constructive Canadian engagement is the disturbing theme that unites this week’s roundup of events regarding Venezuela, Saudi arms transfers, increased Russia-USA tensions and Trumpian efforts to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
We call on the Canadian government to re-invigorate dialogue with Iran, prioritize support for the INF Treaty and ensure prompt accession to the global Arms Trade Treaty.
Today, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo formally gave notice of America’s intention to withdraw from one of the last major nuclear arms control treaties, citing Russian cheating as the reason. Under the terms of the Treaty, the withdrawal will take effect in 6 months. Coming a day after important new developments in EU efforts […]
We call on Canada to join with Germany and other European allies to do everything possible to get Russia and the U.S. back to the arms control negotiating table.