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LATEST PRESS RELEASES
Experts urge the Trump administration and the U.S. Congress to continue to fulfill Washington’s commitments under the multilateral accord.
Statement from Kelsey Davenport, director for nonproliferation policy
For the first time since the invention of the Bomb, nuclear weapons development, production, possession, use, threat of use, and“stationing” of another country’s nuclear weapons on a states party's national territory are all expressly prohibited in a global treaty.
In a conference call with reporters, Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and former Secretary of Defense William Perry shared their interest in having the U.S. and South Korea pursue talks with North Korea on halting and reversing its dangerous nuclear and missile programs.
Press Statement on the Start of Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Talks
Our response to comments by President Trump on New START
Press Release: Russia Must Immediately Resolve INF Treaty Noncompliance Issue
In his first call with President Putin, Trump denounced the 2010 New START agreement despite not being aware of what the treaty was.
Statement by Kingston Reif and Daryl Kimball
“The sanctions imposed on Russia by the U.S. and our European allies should only be eased if Russia changes its behavior vis-a-vis Ukraine,” Kimball said.
The winner of the 2016 Arms Control Person(s) of the Year
Each year since 2007, the Arms Control Association has nominated individuals and institutions engaged in advancing effective arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament solutions.
This new resource aims to inform policymakers, scholars, and the general public on the role that overlapping multilateral initiatives play in nonproliferation efforts.
Statement by Arms Control Association's Executive Director Daryl G. Kimball, on the adoption of a resolution by the United Nation's First Committee to begin treaty negotiations on the prohibition of nuclear weapons.