New atomic weapons ban set to be passed by the UN

THE United Nations is expected to pass a new convention banning nuclear weapons on Friday after the final draft was released on Monday.
The third and final draft circulated at the three-week conference at the UN headquarters in New York stated that the only way to guarantee the tools of mass destruction are never used again was to “completely eliminate” them.
The “legally binding” convention would ban the development, testing, production, acquisition and stockpiling of nuclear weapons.
Transferring or handing control of nukes to another nation or other party would also be banned, along with... read more

 
5 July 2017 in World News, Views: 38
Source: Morning Star
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