During the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly First Committee meeting on 28 October 2022 the resolution “Mongolia’s international security and nuclear-weapon-free status” was adopted without a vote.
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the United Nations, H.E.Mr.Enkhbold Vorshilov introduced the draft resolution. In his statement, Ambassador Enkhbold noted that this year marks the 30th anniversary of Mongolia’s nuclear-weapon-free status and that this internationally recognized status is Mongolia’s tangible contribution to building a world free of nuclear weapons. Furthermore, Ambassador highlighted the importance of 2012 declarations by the five nuclear-weapon States on Mongolia’s nuclear-weapon-free status.
Since 1998 the United Nations General Assembly has been considering and adopting a resolution on “Mongolia’s international security and nuclear-weapon-free status” biennially. At this year’s First Committee session 46 Member States co-sponsored the resolution.