CTBT in the News

Treaty “stepping stone” to nuclear free world (United Nations Radio)

'Kernstopverdrag is springplank naar kernwapenvrije wereld' (Mondiaal Nieuws)

Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Deterrence ‘No Answer’ to Europe’s Security Concerns, Speaker Says in Treaty Review, Highlighting Ukraine Crisis (United Nations)

NPT review conference underway in New York. Don’t get excited: nuclear disarmament is not on the horizon (Pressenza)

NPT会議 核軍縮と不拡散の覚悟を示せ – Editorial (Yomiuri Shimbun)

Seismologists deploy after a quake to learn more, so we can prepare for the next one, by Ray Russo (The Conversation)

A new strategy for US-China cooperation (Daily Times)

A secret kept 60 years: Vicksburg veteran took part in six atomic weapon tests (Vicksburg Post)

[통일논단] 북한 전략사령부 재편과 NPT 재검토 회의 (Segye)

S. Korea could be tempted to go nuclear: U.S. scientist (Korea Herald)

East Asia NGOs push for no-nukes zone to engage North Korea (The Japan Times)

Netanyahu: Don’t Repeat Nuclear Mistakes of North Korea (The Algemeiner)

Iran Says Negotiators To Start Drafting Final Nuclear Deal On April 30 (Radio Free Europe)

Iran Nuclear Talks Open a Tangled Path to Ending Syria’s War (NY Times)

Iran’s claim that Israel has 400 nuclear weapons (Washington Post)

Kerry 'guarantees' Israelis that US can prevent an Iranian bomb (The Guardian)

Portman to meet Netanyahu in Israel to talk Iran nuclear deal (Dispatch)

Ex-U.N. nuclear chief Blix cautious on Iran deal hopes (Reuters)

White House Looks to Ease Arab Fears Over Iran Nuclear Pact (The New York Times)

Biden pushes back on Khamenei's terms for Iran nuclear deal (The Jerusalem Post)

Israel says Arab governments stalling vision of nuclear-free Middle East (The Jerusalem Post)

Zarif: NAM Supports Iran's View on Necessity for Israel N. Disarmament (Fars News)

Qatar calls for transparency in peaceful nuclear programmes (Gulf Times)

Egypt’s foreign minister speaks out (Al Monitor)

Hollande to Visit Cuba, Result of Historic Relations (Prensa Latina)

A ‘smell test’ anchored in India for Hillary Clinton (Asian Tribune)

India introduced nuclear weapons in South Asia not Pakistan: Spokesman (Nation)

Global tide of nuclear abolition has ebbed (Scoop NZ)

Eliminating nuclear weapons (International Committee of the Red Cross)

Holy See: Work collectively for a world without nuclear arms (Vatican Radio)

Fractious, divided but still essential (The Economist)

Focus on North Korea to stop Iran, by John Bolton (New York Post)

If North Korea Collapses: What Happens to Its Nightmare Weapons of War?, by Robert Peters (National Interest)

What We Don't Know About Iran Could Hurt Us, by Ilan Berman (Forbes)

Could the Castle Bravo bring a tiny ally into Israel's cause against Iran?, by Seth Lipsky (Haaretz)

Keep Your Iran Politics Out of Kazakhstan, by Joe Cirincione (Defense One)

Iran’s claim that Israel has 400 nuclear weapons, Blog Post by Glenn Kessler (The Washington Post)

Is Russia Headed Towards Nuclear Disarmament? By Lizabeth Paulat (Truth-Out)

Chernobyl, The Dangers And The Hope, by Neil Herndon (Forbes)

Scrap the UK’s Nuclear Weapons to Tackle Poverty and Inequality, by Kate Hudson

45 Years and Waiting, by Helen Young (Huffington Post)

New Pathways on Disarmament (Arms Control Association)

A New Blueprint for US-China Relations (Project Syndicate)

In its own interest – Strategic autonomy as an Indian foreign policy option, by Kanwal Sibal (Telegraph India)

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