Helsinki Conference

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Helsinki Conference:

see Organization for Security and Cooperation in EuropeOrganization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
(OSCE), international organization established as the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) in 1973, during the cold war, to promote East-West cooperation. Headquarters are in Prague, Czech Republic.
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Kuwait concurs with other states' opinion that "there has been no tangible progress" in the relevant devised action plans, particularly with regard of holding a conference of clearing the Middle East of nuclear weapons, also known as Helsinki conference, which was due to be held in December 2012, but did not convene.
The meeting also tackled Arab League preparations to hold a conference next month for Arab think tanks to prepare studies and researches that back the Arab stance at the Helsinki conference.
NEW YORK, May 1 (KUNA) -- Kuwait expressed hope the postponed Helsinki conference for banning nuclear weapons in the Middle East would be held before the end of 2014.
The Americans deduced, by examining statements by Arab states' representatives and delegates of Non-Aligned Movement countries at meetings of the commission, that "these countries generally tended to hold them, along with other Western powers and Canada, responsible for failure of holding the Helsinki conference for sake of appeasing Israel," ambassador Al-Mubaraki explained.
Last week, Iranian Ambassador to the IAEA Ali Asghar Soltaniyeh said that Iran will attend the Helsinki conference only if the Zionist regime joins the NPT.
But human rights and the rule of law began to re-emerge as a theme of Western policy, especially in the wake of the Helsinki Conference on European Security and Cooperation and its use by the American administration of President Jimmy Carter, as well as by numerous non-governmental advocates protesting the treatment of Soviet dissidents.
A conference similar to the Helsinki conference, which was so important in ending the Cold War, should be held, leading to an Organization for Security and Cooperation in East Asia.
They will look into the issue of postponing the 2012 Helsinki conference on ridding the Middle East of nuclear arms and WMDs and prospects of holding the convention later this month.
Health Policy and Finance Experts to Recommend Urgent Actions at Helsinki Conference to Secure Quality Healthcare for EU Citizens
The principle of nation-state sovereignty has been the foremost stabilizing principle in the world for three and a half centuries, ever since 1648, and was solemnly reiterated by the Helsinki Conference of 1975.
In pouring rain but all night light, the Helsinki conference heard mixed messages.
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