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Underground Nuclear Tests

Volume 15: debated on Wednesday 16 December 1981

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asked the Lord Privy Seal why the tripartite group of the United States of America, the Union of Soviet Socialists Republics and the United Kingdom on the verification and monitoring of underground nuclear test explosions leading to a comprehensive test ban agreement has not met or issued a report to the Committee on Disarmament since August 1980.

The last tripartite session ended in November 1980. Negotiations have not resumed pending conclusion by the United States of its review of test ban policy. There has been no need for a further report to the Committee on Disarmament.