Public Statement from the Plenary Meeting of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), Rotterdam, 9th October 2015

The Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) held its 29th Plenary week in Rotterdam from 5th to 9th October 2015. Foreign Ministers Asselborn and Koenders welcomed participants at the opening of the meeting. Ambassador Piet de Klerk chaired the meeting. He will remain the Chair of the MTCR on behalf of the Netherlands and Luxembourg until the next PlenaryMeeting scheduled for 2016.

The main purpose of the Plenary Meeting was to review and evaluate the MTCR’s activities over the last 12 months and to intensify the efforts of MTCR Partners to prevent the proliferation of unmanned delivery systems capable of delivering weapons of mass destruction (WMD).