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Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze spoke before the 44th Session of the UN General Assembly on new International Relations moving out of the Cold War and the expansion of United Nations role for the future. He began with concerns over regional strife and destabilization in areas such as Lebanon, Afghanistan and Cambodia with emphasis on the Primacy of Universal Human Values. After touting the Allied victory over Nazism and Fascism, he spoke of the impending Nuclear Arms reduction talks between the Nuclear Powers citing issues on ABM technology, sea launched weapons and chemical weapons. He stressed a need for a multilateral aggremenent with a moratorium on nuclear testing and disarming strategic weapons in Europe. He concluded with a plea for more economic and environmental cooperation among the UN members. close
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