Practice Relating to Nuclear Weapons
In 1996, during a debate in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, the representative of Indonesia stated: “My delegation is of the view that the decisions of the Court constitute an extremely important element towards our achievement of the goal of nuclear disarmament.”
In 1996, during a debate in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, the representative of Indonesia stated:
It should also be emphasized that the CTBT [Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty] does not constitute the ultimate goal of our decades-long effort but should lead to concerted endeavours by all States, in particular nuclear powers, to attain our priority objective of nuclear disarmament. Having signed the Treaty on that basis, it is my delegation’s hope that it will eventually be supported by the entire membership so that it will become an effective instrument to move towards the goal of the total elimination of nuclear weapons.
In 1996, during a debate in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, Indonesia, on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement, stated:
There exists, as in many agreements, and recently reiterated by the unanimous decision by the International Court of Justice, the obligation to pursue in good faith and bring to a conclusion negotiations leading to nuclear disarmament in all its aspects under strict and effective international control. It follows then that the ultimate and complete elimination of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction must be accorded priority.