Press Israel on Nukes, U.N. Urged
(Excerpts from a letter to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan from organizers of a May 26 rally near Israelís Dimona nuclear weapons reactor)
The fragile balance of power in our region, the totalitarian nature of many political regimes, and the pervasiveness of conflicts with a national or religious character, increase the threat of a nuclear war breaking out in the region.
We are calling for the cleansing of the entire area of these dangerous weapons. However, this cannot be achieved as long as Israel continues to receive preferential treatment on this issue from the United States and the European Union Alliance. International pressure should be placed upon Israel to join the civilized countries, which have signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
We urge you to press upon the State of Israel: