CTBTComprehensive Test Ban Treaty
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Adopted by the General Assembly in September 1996, the CTBT now has 164 state parties.
As the only country that has ever suffered from atomic bombs, Japan will lead the realistic and practical efforts in the international community toward the realization of a world free of nuclear weapons, including efforts towards achieving the early entry into force of the CTBT.
This is the second time Jordan will be hosting an important event within the CTBT verification framework.
It is clear that the NPT and the CTBT have reinforced nuclear security.
Object: Supply of books, teaching materials, musical scores, school supplies CTBT (tbi, ent), school supplies and office 2015-2018Reference: mod66Key Features: Has a date to be determined later, samples will be charged for lots 4 (school supplies) and 8 (office supplies)
NOTEREF _Ref379730389 \h \* MERGEFORMAT) These efforts are offered as a substitute for live nuclear testing, and have been cited by CTBT advocates as one reason that nuclear testing could be ended without jeopardizing the reliability of America's nuclear arsenal, as critics contend.
To enter into force, the CTBT must be signed and ratified by 44 specific states, only 36 of which have done so including France, Russia and Britain.
I once again urge all States to sign and ratify the CTBT without further delay.
General Assembly sessions in New York, Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba also noted that although the CTBT has still not come into force, the prohibition of nuclear tests is gradually becoming a de-facto international norm.
But, for the CTBT to enter into force, all 44 states specified as holders of nuclear technology must ratify it.
Indonesia will use its good relations to promote the Treaty in Asia and the Middle East and beyond and at the highest political level," Hemly Fauzy, the Indonesian Parliament's coordinator for the CTBT ratification process said during a recent visit by an Indonesian parliamentary delegation to the CTBTO headquarters in Vienna.