On non-proliferation policies and the NPT treaty

April 1980
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Apr1980, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p37
The article focuses on the complaints of the non-nuclear weapons states related to the implementation of the provisions of Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) that promises aid for non-nuclear states in their peaceful nuclear energy programs and reduction of nuclear arsenal by nuclear weapon states. Article VI of the NPT calls for negotiation between nuclear weapon states for nuclear arms control. Numerous countries have refused to be deprived of the nuclear technology and are viewed as primary proliferation threats.


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