Campaigners challenge governments on nuclear disarmament
Members of the Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CCND), including Friends, have called on fifteen London-based embassies to ask what steps their countries are taking towards achieving international nuclear disarmament. CCND’s action, on 1 March, comes ahead of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, due to take place in New York in May. The NPT commits the first five nuclear weapons states – the USA, Russia, the UK, France and China – to ‘pursue negotiations in good faith on effective measures relating to cessation of the nuclear arms race’.
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