Non-proliferation treaty (NPT)

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Trident nuclear warhead numbers set to increase for first time since cold war
Defence and foreign policy review expected to signal rise, in move analysts say is diplomatically provocative

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

12, Mar, 2021 @7:15 PM

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'I shouldn’t have wasted my effort,' says man turfed out of Trump summit
Sam Husseini says he was held in ‘dungeon’ after trying to engage US leader on policies

Andrew Roth in Helsinki

18, Jul, 2018 @12:49 PM

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Iran threatens to withdraw from nuclear weapons treaty
Tehran warns US of possible repercussions should Donald Trump tear up 2015 nuclear deal

Saeed Kamali Dehghan in London and Julian Borger in Washington DC

24, Apr, 2018 @5:31 PM

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Israel confirms it carried out 2007 airstrike on Syrian nuclear reactor
Intelligence minister says attack is a ‘clear message’ to Iran it won’t allow its enemies to acquire nuclear weapons

Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem

21, Mar, 2018 @10:35 AM

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We must ramp up protest if we are to avoid nuclear war | Letters
Letters: More than 120 nations are preparing to sign the UN nuclear prohibition treaty. Britain must join them, argues Kate Hudson of CND. Plus letters from Dr Rebecca Johnson, Frank Jackson, Rae Street and Peter Fowler

Letters

08, Sep, 2017 @5:26 PM

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Why a return to diplomacy over North Korea has few takers
Despite some progress made, critics say six-party talks launched in 2003 were unwieldy and exploited by Pyongyang

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

04, Sep, 2017 @12:24 PM

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Nuclear states are in breach of the Non-Proliferation Treaty | Letters
Letters: Almost 50 years on from the NPT, a new approach to disarmament is long overdue

Letters

26, Mar, 2017 @6:50 PM

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Trident misfire spotlights the danger of fat fingers on nuclear buttons | Letters
Letters: With 15,000 nuclear warheads in the world, most held by the US and Russia, and many on hair-trigger alert, it is remarkable that none has yet resulted in an actual detonation

Letters

24, Jan, 2017 @7:41 PM

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Labour and the ‘empty swank’ of keeping Trident | Letters
Letters: British security against nuclear attack, like that of all the non-nuclear (and non-assaulted) countries in Europe, rests upon advanced US weapons

Letters

11, Feb, 2016 @8:02 PM

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How to stop worrying and embrace a nuclear North Korea
As Pyongyang says it is ready to use atomic weapons, here are seven ways to calm world panic and engage with Kim Jong-un

Morgan Potts

16, Sep, 2015 @6:00 AM

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Iran's foreign minister calls for world's nuclear weapons states to disarm
Mohammad Javad Zarif calls for talks on arms elimination treaty and for creation of zone free from weapons of mass destruction in Middle East

Julian Borger Diplomatic editor

31, Jul, 2015 @10:39 AM

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Nuclear disarmament? Forget it.
More than 100 countries snubbed by nuclear powers
UK defence budget - nuclear v conventional

Richard Norton-Taylor

02, Jun, 2015 @11:17 AM

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