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UN Security Council

Volume 498: debated on Monday 2 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer of 22 October 2009, Official Report, column 1627, on the UN Security Council, if he will (a) publish the web location of the statement released after the September 2009 meeting of the five permanent members of the Security Council, (b) post on his Department's website the presentations on enhancing strategic stability referred to in the Answer and (c) publish a list of those who attended the meeting and their official positions. (297421)

The P5 (Russia, China, the US, the UK and France) agreed that the conference held on 3 to 4 September 2009 to consider the confidence building, verification and compliance challenges associated with achieving further progress on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation would be held behind closed doors to facilitate full and frank discussion.

The joint statement issued at the conclusion of the conference can be found at:

http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/news/latest-news/?view=News&id =20804873