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Belarus holds a thematic discussion at the UN Security Council 1540 Committee

At the initiative of the Republic of Belarus a meeting of a subsidiary body of the UN Security Council – Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004) on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (1540 Committee) – was held in New York.

The meeting of the Committee was the first thematic event for the countries from the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia that was ever held in the UN Security Council.