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Evaluation of U.S. efforts to promote Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

Evaluation of U.S. efforts to promote Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

report to the Congress

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office, For sale by Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear nonproliferation.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX1974.73 .U54 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 75 p. ;
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4238686M
      LC Control Number80603225

      Iran is a signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and claims that any work done in regards to nuclear technology is related only to civilian uses, which is acceptable under the treaty. Iran violated its safeguards obligations under the treaty [97] by performing uranium-enrichment in secret, after which the United Nations Security Council ordered Iran to suspend all uranium-enrichment until July   Photograph: Phil Sandlin/AP. The UN conference to negotiate a global multilateral nuclear ban treaty begins its substantive session on 27 March. All the nuclear states, including the UK, are boycotting the conference, because they prefer a step-by-step approach within the framework of the Non-Proliferation Treaty.

      The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or NPT, is an international treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and to further the goal of achieving nuclear disarmament and general and complete s: (complete list), non-parties: India, .   In addition, the NPT calls upon the recognized nuclear weapons states to move towards disarmament. While stocks of nuclear weapons are down from their Cold War highs, the U.S. and Russia still maintain over nuclear weapons and other states some hundreds of them, so this part of the treaty has been mostly ignored.

      Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty [NPT] - Background Island and 55 other Senators commending efforts to reach a nuclear nonproliferation agreement and supporting continued efforts. In the fall of the U.S. and Soviet co-chairmen of the ENDC began private talks, and by the end of the year they had reached tentative agreement on the basic. New Set of Educational Tutorials on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and the Non-Proliferation Treaty "The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), in partnership with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), has developed a new set of educational tutorials on today's non-proliferation challenges.


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