THE INTERNATIONAL NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT


Jan., 1994

China formally presented the draft Treaty of the No-First Use of Nuclear Weapons to the United States of America, the Russian Federation, United Kingdom and France.
Sept. 3, 1994

China and Russia undertook not to be the first to use nuclear weapons against each other or to target their nuclear weapons at each other.
Oct. 21, 1994

China supported the indefinite extension of the NPT and agreed to negotiate and conclude a Fissile Material Cut-Off Treaty.
April 5, 1995

Chinese Government made the statement to reiterate its commitment to provide negative security assurances to the non-nuclear-weapon states and nuclear-weapon-free zones without any conditions, and it committed for the first time to provide positive security assurances.
May 15, 1995

Chinese Government declared the decommissioning of the nuclear weapons development base in Qinghai province and handed it over to the local government.
April 11, 1996

China signed Protocol I and II to the African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty (Treaty of Pelindaba).
July 29, 1996

Chinese Government announced a moratorium on nuclear testing going into effect from 30 July 1996.
Sept. 24, 1996

Chinese Government signed the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test- Ban Treaty.
Sept. 10, 1997

Chinese Government promulgated the Regulations on Control of Nuclear Export.
Oct. 16, 1997

China joined the Zangger Committee.
June 1, 1998

Chinese Government promulgated the Regulations on the Control of Nuclear Dual-Use Items and Related Technologies Export.
June 27, 1998

China and the United States pledged not to target their nuclear weapons at each other.
Dec. 31, 1998

China signed the Additional Protocol to the Agreement between China and the IAEA for the Application of Safeguards in China.
Dec. 1, 1999

The Resolution cosponsored by China, Russia and Byelorussia on the Preservation of and Compliance with the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty was adopted at the 54th United Nations Conference.

 
CHINA'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

PROMOTE NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, WORK FOR COMPLETE
PROHIBITION AND THOROUGH DESTRUCTION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS


ADVOCATE NO-FIRST USE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS, DEVOTED TO PREVENTING NUCLEAR WAR

STRENGTHEN THE INTERNATIONAL NON-PROLIFERATION REGIME,
DEVOTED TO PREVENTING NUCLEAR WEAPONS PROLIFERATION


SUPPORT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NUCLEAR-WEAPON-FREE ZONES,
DEVOTED TO THE MAINTENANCE OF THE WORLD PEACE


CHRONOLOGY OF CHINA'S PARTICIPATION IN