disarmament

Canada says no to historic UN vote on nuclear disarmament

The negotiation to be launched by this resolution is the best hope the international community has to move away from the nuclear brink, writes Peggy Mason.

The United Nations General Assembly is set to vote in December on a resolution that would mandate the launch in 2017 of negotiations for a legally binding instrument prohibiting nuclear weapons.Cia Pak photograph courtesy of the UN

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 12:00 AM

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