Chesapeake PSR

U.S. boycotts nuclear weapons ban negotiations

Peace and Social JusticeTimothy WhitehouseComment

Here is a press release from national PSR on the U.S. boycott of the nuclear weapons ban negotiations:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, March 27, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley announced that the U.S. government refused to join over 100 countries gathering at the United Nations in New York to begin negotiations of the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty. Despite Ambassador Haley's contention that "we all believe in the Non-Proliferation Treaty," the U.S. government flouts its disarmament obligations under Article VI of the Treaty. The U.S. government plans to invest over $1 trillion to upgrade and significantly expand the capability of its nuclear arsenal.

Read the complete press release.

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