Russian Representative Polyansky on Arria Formula Meeting


Mexico City, 17 September 2021 (TDI): Russian First Deputy Permanent Representative Dmitry A. Polyansky attended the Arria Formula meeting on September 16. Along with Norway, Ireland, Finland, and many other state members.

Polyansky stated that combating the illicit trade of SALW is a priority to the Russian Federation. The illegal trade of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) is a threat to International Security and Peace. It has been six years since they passed Resolution 2220, in which they discussed the impacts of illicit trade on International Peace. The groups responsible for this action have transformed and built up the illegal stock of Small Arms and Light Weapons. On which most conduct these activities, especially in unstable political regions and their civilians.

Dimitry expressed Russia’s full support of the UN in the implementation of this program. Following each state member’s active contribution to this vital initiative.

See Statement by First Deputy Permanent Representative Dmitry Polyanskiy at an informal

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