- Sep 14, 2010
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
IAEA rejects Arab resolution on "nuclear-armed" Israel [ WORLD BULLETIN- TURKEY NEWS, WORLD NEWS ]Member states of the U.N. nuclear watchdog rejected on Friday an Arab-proposed resolution calling on "nuclear-armed" Israel to join a global anti-atomic arms treaty.
US administration has pledged to shield Israel from criticising at the meeting, pressing countries to vote against the resolution.
An assembly meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency last year approved a resolution calling on Israel to join the Non-Proliferation treaty.
It seems double standards are at play again. But not only with Israel - Both Pakistan and India are not signatories either and all three should have their nuclear arsenals inspected. These are nuclear weapons we're talking about here and not signing the NPT is extremely worrying. Especially when we have NK becoming a nuclear power largely due to Pakistan's inability to control the flow of information regarding the technical aspects of nuclear power and weapons. Not to mention Israel's attempted sale to Apartheid South Africa back in the 70s.
This becomes all the more ridiculous when we consider that the issue of nuclear 'weapons' is currently being used as a pretext to target Iran, a country that is using its nuclear technology for peaceful purposes.