Nicola Sturgeon signs pledge in support of Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty
Pledge signed by the first minister urges governments to sign and ratify the UN treaty abolishing nuclear arms
FIRST MINISTER NICOLA STURGEON has become the latest signatory of the parliamentary pledge drafted by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) in support of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Scottish 6 to join historic global conference to agree nuclear weapons ban treaty
Global unity building to ban weapons of mass destruction with international treaty
SCOTTISH CAMPAIGNERS will join the global movement to ban nuclear weapons this week in New York as pressure builds on the rogue nuclear states to ditch weapons that threaten the future of life on earth.
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican) has made substantial progress in establishing a Nuclear Ban Treaty, with 123 countries backing progress towards a weapons ban last October at the United Nations. The UK was one of 38 nations opposed.