nuclear test-ban treaty


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see disarmament, nucleardisarmament, nuclear,
the reduction and limitation of the various nuclear weapons in the military forces of the world's nations. The atomic bombs dropped (1945) on Japan by the United States in World War II demonstrated the overwhelming destructive potential of nuclear weapons
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nuclear test-ban treaty:

see disarmament, nucleardisarmament, nuclear,
the reduction and limitation of the various nuclear weapons in the military forces of the world's nations. The atomic bombs dropped (1945) on Japan by the United States in World War II demonstrated the overwhelming destructive potential of nuclear weapons
..... Click the link for more information.
.
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The Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty was signed in 1996 but has not yet come into effect, mostly because the US has not yet ratified it - though US President Obama wants to.
AaAa "Unfortunately, 13 precious years were lost, since 1996, the year when the negotiations on the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty were concluded," he deplored, adding that "Morocco urges, once again, for a rapid entry into force" of the treaty.
Secretary General Kofi Annan on Sunday urged the world's nuclear powers to bring a global nuclear test-ban treaty into force, warning that proliferation may enable terrorists to get hold of nuclear weapons.
Bundy remained as president of the Ford Foundation from 1966 to 1979, did a 10-year stint as a professor of history at New York University, then campaigned for a nuclear test-ban treaty as chairman of the Carnegie Corp.
announced a follow-on contract award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the development and demonstration of a highly reliable, low-cost wireless communication system in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).
In a joint press conference along with Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Lassina Zerbo, that was attended by Director General of the Natural Resources Authority Mousa Al Zeyoud, Momani said the Kingdom competed with a number of countries including Ukraine and Hungary to host the exercise, noting that Jordan had carried out an exercise in 2010.
This was the rallying cry of Tibor Toth, the Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization in a statement to reporters on Monday.
Welcoming US President Barack Obama's initiative to convene a global summit on nuclear security in Washington in April and his decision to give a new impulse to an early ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty in May, Mr.
The draft agreement called for the early enforcement of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), urging all countries that have not signed or ratified the nuclear test-ban treaty to do so "without delay and without conditions.

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