El Salvador

Annex 2 State*No
Signature Date24-SEP-1996
Ratification Date11-SEP-1998

Additional Information

El Salvador was the 21st State to ratify the CTBT, see CTBTO press release.

Quote

"[Q]ue quisiera expresar el firme compromiso del gobierno de El Salvador de apoyar todas aquellas gestiones que se consideren pertinentes para la pronta entrada en vigor del tratado, asi como participar activamente en todas aquellas iniciativas que conduzcan a lograr erradicar la amenaza de las armas nucleares, y por ende, a garantizar la estabilidad, la paz y la seguridad internacionales"

Unofficial translation: "I would like to express the strong commitment of the government of El Salvador to support all the efforts that are considered relevant for the early entry into force of the treaty, as well as to actively participate in all initiatives aimed at eliminating the threat of nuclear weapons, and thus to ensure stability, peace and security."

Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez at the 2009 Article XIV Conference in New York  - full statement (PDF - in Spanish)

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