CANWFZCentral Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (treaty)
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The United States is not eligible to be a party to the CANWFZ Treaty itself, but as an NPT nuclear weapons state is eligible to join the Treaty s Protocol.
Finally the Treaty does not affect rights and obligations of the parties under other international treaties concluded prior to the entry into force of the CANWFZ.
The CANWFZ Treaty complements the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) and enhances the international nonproliferation regime by prohibiting the development and testing of nuclear weapons within Central Asia.