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Communication vital to keeping peace in outer space: UN

Communication vital to keeping peace in outer space: UN

Updated 11 July 2013, 16:45 AEST

For more than 50 years, a United Nations committee has been addressing the issues surrounding international space relations and working to promote cooperation in space.

The chair of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Dr Yasushi Horikawa, says international cooperation is "essential" for ensuring that space is used solely for peaceful purposes.

Dr Yasushi Horikawa, chair of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

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