Celebrating each day without nuclear tests

Nuclear co-operation is one of the key areas of partnership between Kazakhstan and Canada.

US Government Photo
US nuclear weapons test in Nevada in 1953.
Konstantin Zhigalov
Published: Wednesday, 08/26/2015 12:00 am EDT

In 2009, the UN General Assembly declared Aug. 29 the International Day against Nuclear Tests by unanimously adopting a resolution which was initiated by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the first ever country to close a nuclear test site on its territory.

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