Experts Say

Why acrimony still impedes nuclear disarmament

The Hill
April 21, 2017
By Yasir Hussain

On 27th March United Nations Kicked off five-day conference to negotiate on a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. Almost 120 states gathered at UN to draft a treaty banning nuclear weapon. Some more than 2,000 scientists also signed an open letter of endorsement to UN talks on nuke-ban. In sharp contrast to the official rhetoric, proponents of nuclear disarmament: the United Kingdom; France; Israel; Russia and the United States voted no. China, India and Pakistan abstained from voting.
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