Canada challenges utility of nuclear weapons ban

An official statement argues that 'a treaty banning nuclear weapons, without the endorsement of the main stakeholders, risks undermining the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.'

USAF Photo: Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder
Tech Sgt Amber Perry at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, United States, Feb. 24, 2014. Barksdale is the headquarters of Global Strike Command, which provides US nuclear weapons deterrence.
Paul Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 01/28/2015 12:00 am EST

The Vienna conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons of December was a landmark event in the context of governmental and civil society engagement on the intractable file of nuclear disarmament.

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