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Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Disarmament Announcement of Vice President Mondale's Address at the Special Session.

May 18, 1978

President Carter has asked Vice President Walter F. Mondale to address on behalf of the United States the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Disarmament.

The Vice President will deliver the United States address on May 24, 1978, in the United Nations General Assembly.

The Special Session was convened in order to emphasize the importance of making progress in the field of arms control and to provide impetus for future arms control negotiations. It is the largest conference ever convened devoted exclusively to questions of arms control.

President Carter has stated the determination of the United States to make a positive contribution to the work of the conference. The Vice President's participation underscores the importance the United States attaches to the Special Session on Disarmament.

Jimmy Carter, Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Disarmament Announcement of Vice President Mondale's Address at the Special Session. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244785

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