U.S. Undersecretary of State Ellen Tauscher

U.S. Undersecretary of State Ellen Tauscher

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“Our preference is to negotiate an FMCT within the Conference on Disarmament, but that body has been deadlocked by Pakistan,” Undersecretary of State Ellen Tauscher told Commonwealth Club audience July 28 in Lafayette, California, near San Francisco.