Posted: 2nd August 2019
Today an important restraint on the nuclear arms race ceases to have any effect.
The UN Secretary General has warned that the world has lost “an invaluable brake on nuclear war” with the expiry of a cold war-era arms control treaty on Friday, 2nd August 2019.
AND from ICAN
WATCH: 9 things you need to know about the collapse of the INF Treaty
But there is an alternative: In 2017, the UN adopted a Treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons altogether, and all activities related to them – and this treaty is well on it’s way to entry into force, as Saint Vincent and the Grenadines became the 24th State Party – out of the needed 50 – just two days ago. So today, we’re calling on all responsible states to join Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). Are you with us?
Please don’t let today go by without speaking up against nuclear weapons. The irresponsible and dangerous decision by Russia and the US to let the INF-Treaty collapse shows that change won’t come from the nuclear armed states alone, and it’s time for the whole world to hold them accountable. The TPNW is the way to do that. So let’s keep pushing together until every nation is on board!
Thank you for all that you do,
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