US blasts ‘cynical’ Russia for blocking UN nuclear text

The United States on Sunday denounced Russia’s “cynical obstructionism” after Moscow blocked adoption of a joint declaration on nuclear non-proliferation following lengthy international negotiations at the United Nations. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), which 191 signatories review every five years, aims to stop the spread of nuclear weapons, promote complete disarmament and promote cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy. Russia on Friday prevented … Continue reading US blasts ‘cynical’ Russia for blocking UN nuclear text