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Fissionable Materials

Volume 885: debated on Wednesday 29 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proposals he is considering for strengthening the safeguards on the transfer of fissionable materials embodied in the non-proliferation treaty.

The International Atomic Energy Agency applies to parties to the non-proliferation treaty a system of safeguards designed to meet the treaty's requirements. The best way to strengthen this system would be for all States who have not yet done so to accede to the non-proliferation treaty.