NFLA welcomes signing of historic nuclear weapons ban treaty and calls on the UK Government to listen to the huge majority of states and seriously work for multilateral nuclear disarmament.
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Last Friday the United Nations agreed a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. The British government has now issued a statement in response. Anti-nuclear campaigners claim the response shows that the government is not serious about working towards a nuclear free world, despite its repeated claims to back a multilateral nuclear disarmament process. Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: “The government’s response to the global nuclear ban treaty is nonsensical. They say they want to support ‘multilateral [nuclear] disarmament using a step-by-step approach,’ and yet turn their backs on over 120 countries working together to achieve that result. “The government advocates using existing methods to eliminate nuclear weapons, but the reality is the nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) has failed.
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