UN Nuclear Ban Treaty Reaches 45 Signatories

By Kyodo News 22 September 2020

NEW YORK—Malta, a Mediterranean island country, completed the ratification process for a UN-adopted nuclear weapons ban treaty Monday, bringing the number of such countries and regions to 45 with a total of 50 required for the pact to enter into force, a nonprofit antinuclear organization said.

The latest ratification comes on the same day the UN General Assembly held a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the world body’s founding.

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