United Nations—Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Passes Key Threshold

New York Times | 10/26/2020

A treaty intended to eliminate nuclear weapons has passed a critical threshold, reports the New York Times. On Saturday, Honduras became the 50th U.N. member state to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, said Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The text of the agreement was finalized in 2017. With the ratification by Honduras, which came a day after Jamaica and Nauru submitted their ratifications, the treaty will enter force within 90 days, reported U.N. News. The...

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