TitlePrevention of an arms race in outer space : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Requests the Conference on Disarmament to consider as a matter of priority the question of preventing an arms race in outer space, and to re-establish an ad-hoc committee with an adequate mandate at the beginning of its 1987 session, with a view to undertaking negotiations for the conclusion of an agreement or agreements, as appropriate, to prevent an arms race in outer space in all its aspects; urges the USSR and the United States to pursue intensively their bilateral negotiations in a constructive spirit aimed at reaching early agreement for preventing an arms race in outer space, and to advise the Conference on Disarmament periodically of the progress of their bilateral sessions so as to facilitate its work; calls upon all States, especially those with major space capabilities, to refrain, in their activities relating to outer space, from actions contrary to the observance of the relevant existing treaties or to the objective of preventing an arms race in outer space.
Adopted at the 94th plenary meeting, 3 Dec. 1986. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 41st session, 16 September-19 December 1986. - A/41/53. - 1987. - p. 68-70. - (GAOR, 41st sess., Suppl. no. 53).