Secretary-General Welcomes Adoption of Political Declaration, Action Plan by States Parties to Treaty on Nuclear Weapons Prohibition

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General congratulates States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons on the successful conclusion of their first meeting.

The Secretary-General welcomes the adoption of the political declaration and action plan, which will help set the course for the Treaty’s implementation and are important steps toward our shared goal of a world free of nuclear weapons.

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