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Switzerland- Are nuclear weapons really banned?

(MENAFN - Swissinfo) In January nuclear weapons were banned by international treaty. But the treaty doesn't apply to any of the nuclear powers, since none of them signed it. So are nukes really banned?

This content was published on February 23, 2021 - 10:00 February 23, 2021 - 10:00 Imogen Foulkes

Imogen Foulkes reports from Geneva for SWI swissinfo.ch as well as the BBC.

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In this episode, Imogen Foulkes talks to Cordula Droege of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Beatrice Fihn of the International Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons, and Elaine Whyte Gomez, the ambassador from Costa Rica, who steered the treaty through the United Nations.

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