India has made an important statement about disarmament in the United Nations conference. According to a Leading Daily report, Indian Ambassador Pankaj Sharma said about disarmament to the United Nations that India is a responsible nuclear-rich nation and is fully committed to non-discrimination and credible nuclear disarmament.
According to the report, Pankaj Sharma said that India firmly sticks to its policy of minimum deterrence. India also sticks to its policy of no first attack and its policy of not using it on non-nuclear-weapon countries. He also cautioned against the emerging threats to global peace and security, referring to the multi-dimensionality of the conference.
Indian diplomats also drew attention to terrorism and cyber threats at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. He further said about disarmament that India proposes that nuclear weapons should be completely eliminated one after the other. Pankaj Sharma told that India has also said this in the conference held in the year 2007.
Pankaj Sharma has also called for a comprehensive nuclear weapons convention. He further said that India is also ready to change its stand of not using nuclear weapons first and not using it against any non-nuclear weapon state. He can also bring about a change in this stand in the multidimensional legal system.