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UN Disarmament Official Urges Progress on Nuke Ban Treaty

Toward a Nuclear Free World | IDN-InDepthNews
June 15, 2017
By Izumi Nakamitsu

In accordance with (the UN General Assembly) resolution 71/258, these negotiations aim to achieve a clear legal prohibition of nuclear weapons. These talks are truly historic, as they represent the most significant negotiations in the area of nuclear disarmament. Nuclear disarmament has been the longest sought objective of the United Nations, dating back to the very first resolution adopted by the General Assembly, in January 1946.
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