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The diplomatic activities of the HolySee are performed by the Secretariat of State (headed by the Cardinal Secretary of State), through the Section for Relations with States.
In 1971, the HolySee announced the decision to adhere to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in order to "give its moral support to the principles that form the base of the treaty itself." It is also a guest of honour to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Archbishop Jean-Louis Tauran, the HolySee's former Secretary for Relations with States, said that the Vatican City is a "minuscule support-state that guarantees the spiritual freedom of the Pope with the minimum territory".
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