Published: Sunday 30 April 1995

The Arab League is putting up stiff resistance to us plans to push through an indefinite extension of the Nuclear Non -proliferation Treaty. In late March the group of Arab nations took a decision to stand united on a limited renewal of the treaty, and thereby keep up pressure on Israel to join the pact.

The League has also decided to join forces with the Non-Aligned Movement to resist us pressure on the treaty, which comes up for renewal in mid-April at a United Nations conference in New York.

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