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26 Oct 2020
The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons needed a minimum of 50 states to ratify it. The 75th anniversary of Nagasaki and Hiroshima atomic bomb attacks prompted a wave of countries sign up.
5 Aug 2020
As Japan marks 75 years since the devastating attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the last generation of nuclear bomb survivors are working to ensure their message lives on after them. The "hibakusha" -- literally "person affected by the bomb" -- have for decades been a powerful voice calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
11 Jun 2018
The U.S. will keep economic sanctions in place until North Korea eliminates its nuclear weapons capability, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a news conference in Singapore, delivering a stern message to Pyongyang ahead of Tuesday’s historic summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.
28 Apr 2018
President Donald Trump comments on Iran's nuclear aspirations during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
12 Aug 2017
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday it is a pity that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump was casting doubt on the 2015 deal to curtail Iran's nuclear weapons program.
30 May 2017
A day after it's most recent missile launch, North Korea announces it was testing a new precision guidance system and mobile launch vehicle, as it continues to develop its nuclear weapons program.
28 Mar 2017
More than 100 countries launch the first UN talks aimed at achieving a legally binding ban on nuclear weapons, as Washington led an international boycott of a process it deems unrealistic.
3 Feb 2017
U.S. Secretary of Defence, Jim Mattis, warns North Korea of an "effective and overwhelming" response if Pyongyang chose to use nuclear weapons.

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