The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which will enter into force Jan. 22, marks a new, hopeful phase in the long-running struggle to prevent nuclear war and eliminate nuclear weapons.
On the verge of taking effect, the TPNW is ready to set the norms needed for nuclear disarmament.
The first global treaty to ban nuclear weapons will take effect in January 2021.
Russia questions whether Washington will continue to receive treaty imagery after the U.S. withdrawal.
Fifty-six former world leaders and ministers endorse the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
NPT Review Conference Postponed Again
Arms control experts are urging President Donald Trump to agree to a Russian proposal to extend a key 2010 arms control agreement for at least one year, and ideally for five years, without preconditions.