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UN papal nuncio calls for total disarmament


Archbishop Francis Chullikatt, the apostolic nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, has called for general and complete disarmament, according to a Vatican Radio report.

Chullikatt told the First Committee of the 68th session of the General Assembly that this moment in history offers the opportunity for the world to get rid of chemical and nuclear weapons. 

Below is the full text of Chullikatt's speech.



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