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Profile: Jayantha Dhanapala

Positions that Jayantha Dhanapala has held:

  • UN Undersecretary General for disarmament affairs

Jayantha Dhanapala was a participant or observer in the following events:

The United Nations urges the US not to weaponize space. UN Undersecretary General for disarmament affairs Jayantha Dhanapala tells Reuters in an interview that if the US follows through with its stated intentions of dominating space, it would likely lead to a renewed arms race. “It’s going to certainly according to the stated intentions of some countries lead to the production of more missiles,” Dhanapala says. “My discussions with the Chinese, discussions I’ve had in Beijing and elsewhere, indicated this.” [Reuters, 8/30/2001]

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