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Proposed amendment to the Chairman's working paper of
14 May 1999 Submitted by Belarus

NPT/CONF.2000/PC.III/32 19 May 1999

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Amend paragraph 16 to read :

Welcome and support of the steps taken to conclude further nuclear-weapon-free-zone treaties since 1995, and reaffirmation of the conviction that the establishment of internationally recognized nuclear-weapon-free zones freely arrived at among the States concerned, enhances global and regional peace and security, as a measure towards the strengthening of the nuclear non-proliferation regime, and realizing the objectives of nuclear disarmament. Support of proposals for such zones as in the Middle East, South Asia and Central and Eastern Europe. Welcome of the initiative taken by States to establish a nuclear-weapon-free zone in that region.