Peacebuilding in the Middle East: Removing the threat of weapons of mass destruction

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The Middle East is suffering from the worst upheaval in decades, whether it's a result of civil and regional conflicts, anti-government protest movements or economic and environmental crises. The big question for the international community now is how to remove the threat of weapons of mass destruction from the equation – that's nuclear, chemical and biological arms. The role of the Middle East Treaty Organization is to do exactly that. Its director Emad Kiyaei joins us to tell us more.

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