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EU policy in this field focuses on 3 broad areas: weapons of mass destruction (WMD), conventional weapons and Security and sustainability in outer space
More than 18,000 small arms and light weapons were destroyed on 21 July in Železnik near Belgrade, Serbia, in what was one of the largest EU-supported disposal actions in the Western Balkans aiming to increase security and minimise the risk of arms proliferation.
EU High Representative Federica Mogherini on Wednesday received the 2016 Hessian Peace Prize for her achievement as one of the negotiators and coordinators of the nuclear settlement with Iran.
The European Union will consider further restrictive measures against the North Korean regime, while supporting dialogue and confidence building measures in view of denuclearisation.
At a time when the world is faced again with threat of unchecked nuclear capabilities, the international agreement on Iran's nuclear programme is an important contribution to global non-proliferation efforts and testifies to the success of multilateral diplomacy.
EU-funded demining makes safe return to towns and villages in Iraq possible