A test launch of a US unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic. A new treaty banning nuclear weapons has been opposed by the United States and other major nuclear powers. Photo: AFP A test launch of a US unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic. A new treaty banning nuclear weapons has been opposed by the United States and other major nuclear powers. Photo: AFP
A test launch of a US unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic. A new treaty banning nuclear weapons has been opposed by the United States and other major nuclear powers. Photo: AFP

Nuclear weapons ban treaty to enter into force. But is it ‘victory for humanity’?

  • Honduras is 50th nation to ratify international treaty banning nuclear weapons, which will enter into force in January 2021
  • Nuclear-armed states including the United States, Britain, France, China and Russia, have not signed treaty

Topic |   United States
A test launch of a US unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic. A new treaty banning nuclear weapons has been opposed by the United States and other major nuclear powers. Photo: AFP A test launch of a US unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic. A new treaty banning nuclear weapons has been opposed by the United States and other major nuclear powers. Photo: AFP
A test launch of a US unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic. A new treaty banning nuclear weapons has been opposed by the United States and other major nuclear powers. Photo: AFP
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