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Nuclear Weapons Quotes

China and the United States have supported our proposal and this gives hopes that the Iranian nuclear issue will be settled. We have some time, because according to expert conclusions, Iran will need another four or six years to create nuclear weapons.
Vyacheslav Nikonov
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[Many of its recommendations] are consistent with DOE initiatives already under way to modernize the nuclear weapons complex and consolidate special nuclear material, ... Some of the more sweeping proposals could have significant budget impacts that will have to be assessed very carefully.
Samuel Bodman
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They have missiles capable of hitting Japan as well as nuclear weapons that set their sights on Japan.
Seiji Maehara
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When the United States rejected this offer, the advocates of nuclear weapons in New Delhi steadily gained ground, and in 1998 India formally demonstrated its ability to deploy nuclear weapons.
Selig Harrison
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There is still a possibility for Iran to sit down with the European <br/> countries and seek a diplomatic solution to this very important problem and our <br/> advice to the government of Iran is to do that, ... But Iran is a <br/> country most of the world believes is trying to create a nuclear weapons <br/> future.
Nicholas Burns
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We must do everything possible to prepare for such a situation. But Israel is not spearheading any campaign [against Iran's suspected nuclear weapons ambitions].
Mr Sharon
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I don't think that anyone and certainly not peace or de-escalation is served when one trumpets to the world community employing nuclear weapons as an option.
Guido Westerwelle
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This round of talks has produced a noticeable step forward toward a nuclear weapons-free Korean peninsula,
Fred Eckhard
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Dick Cheney
We now know that Saddam [Hussein] has resumed his efforts to acquire nuclear weapons.
Dick Cheney
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[Also on the tapes, Dean Rusk, Kennedy's secretary of state, counsels that the use of nuclear weapons would have to have support from America's allies.] I think we would be hard pressed to tell our own people why we are doing this with India when even the British won't do it or the Australians won't do it and the Canadians won't do it, ... We need to have those other flags flying on these joint enterprises.
Dean Rusk
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Christiane Amanpour
They have said they do not have any nuclear weapons-related activities, which means we have to do a lot of work,
Christiane Amanpour
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It's a telephone contact. We're not dropping nuclear weapons on them.
Chris Consorte
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Ted Turner
Stopping terrorists from acquiring nuclear weapons boils down to one top priority: stopping them from getting nuclear bomb-making materials,
Ted Turner
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The real alternatives to diplomacy are much worse: either rapid descent to a North Korea situation, with an unsupervised nuclear program leading inexorably to nuclear weapons and all their dangerously unpredictable regional consequences; or an Iraq-like preventive military strike, with even more alarming regional and global consequences.
Gareth Evans
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The timing doesn't look absolutely great. It's not a speech you give if you're trying to convince people not to acquire nuclear weapons.
Francois Heisbourg
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It's important that the world understands that this is not an Israeli issue, it's a world problem, and the world must stop Iran. At this time, we would hope that the Security Council of the United Nations would impose economic and political sanctions against Iran. Let's be clear: That country cannot, cannot have nuclear weapons.
Arye Mekel
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This is not an Israeli issue. It's a world problem, and the world must stop Iran. That country cannot have nuclear weapons.
Arye Mekel
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The West knows very well that we are not seeking to build nuclear weapons.
Ayatollah Khamenei
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