CTBT banned from nuclear testing banned early Foreign Minister Mogi's call for September 26 10:44
CTBT, which completely bans nuclear tests, Foreign Ministers' meetings aimed at the early entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Foreign Minister Mogi will cooperate with countries that have not ratified CTBT as an important framework in the field of nuclear disarmament I called.
168 countries, including Japan, have ratified CTBT, which completely bans nuclear tests, but some countries, such as the United States, China, and Iran, have not ratified it and have not come into effect.
At the United Nations headquarters in New York, a foreign ministers' meeting aimed at the early entry into force of CTBT was held on the morning of the 26th of Japan time, and Foreign Minister Mogi pointed out the importance of the role of CTBT in the field of nuclear disarmament.
On top of that, “As Japan's only war-bombed country, Japan has vigorously worked on promoting nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. I strongly hope that the combined efforts of the international community will promote the entry into force of CTBT.” And called for cooperation from countries that have not ratified it.
At the meeting, as a consensus of the participating countries, a declaration was adopted that included the call for ratification of the CTBT and the importance of complete denuclearization of North Korea.