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Published by United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs in New York, Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

SeriesDisarmament fact sheet -- no. 37
ContributionsUnited Nations. Department for Disarmament Affairs.
The Physical Object
Pagination[17]p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21409404M

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) was a child born following a long gestation. From the test of a nuclear weapon in to the fi rst call for a “standstill agreement” on nuclear testing in by Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India, to the Partial Test Ban. The States Parties hereby establish the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (hereinafter referred to as "the Organization") to achieve the object and purpose of this Treaty, to ensure the implementation of its provisions, including those for international verification of compliance with it, and to provide a forum for consultation.

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) bans all nuclear explosions, everywhere and by everyone. Before the CTBT can enter into force, all of the 44 countries listed in Annex 2 of the Treaty must ratify. These countries possessed nuclear power or . The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) The comprehensive Test Ban Treaty was finalized in after a thorough discussion for nearly a couple of decades. A number of serious efforts were made at the early stages of the treaty but they all were failed for one or other reason.

Get this from a library! A comprehensive nuclear test ban: post-cold war prospects. [Trevor Findlay; Australian National University. Peace Research Centre.]. President Clinton briefly announced his decision to negotiate a 'true, zero-yield comprehensive test ban.' He took no questions and left the briefing before Mr. Bell's remarks. Mr. Bell delivered.


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