The misconception that a victory can be worth its price, has in the nuclear age become a total illusion.

– Alva Myrdal


Efter ett initiativ från Österrike har 107 stater gått samman för att förbjuda kärnvapen. Under ett möte på utrikesdepartementet idag vädjade kärnvapenöverlevare på besök i Stockholm om att Sverige ska ansluta sig till initiativet.

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“If for security reasons the [P5] feel that they must be armed with nuclear weapons, what about other countries in similar situations?” asked South African delegate Abdul Samad Minty during a May 16 session. “Do we think that the global situation is such that no other country would ever aspire to nuclear weapons to provide security for themselves, when the five tell us that it is absolutely correct to possess nuclear weapons for their security?”

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