RUSSIA SIGNS TEST BAN TREATY.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 179
Russia joined the world’s other four nuclear powers and an additional group of more than 60 countries in signing the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in New York on September 24. The treaty, which bars test explosions of nuclear weapons, has been under negotiation for more than four decades and must still be ratified by its signatory states. Russian foreign minister Yevgeny Primakov urged "all countries capable of producing nuclear arms" to sign the treaty. (Western news agencies, September 24)
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