NPT The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or NPT
Between 1965 and 1968, the treaty was negotiated by the Eighteen Nations Committee, a United Nations-sponsored organization based in Geneva Switzerland. USA YUGOSLAVIA
The idea behind the NPT was basically concern for the safety of a world with many nuclear weapon states.
Opened for signature in 1968, the treaty entered into force in 1970. After twenty-five years, NPT Parties met in May 1995 and agreed to extend the treaty indefinitely. BNUTAN EC ADOR. KU NAIT
North Korea never came into compliance and announced its withdrawal from the NPT in 2003, following detonation of nuclear devices in violation of core obligations.
RUSSIAN FEDERATION UNITED KINGOOM NORTH KOREA USA CHINA FRANCE ISRAEL PAKISTAN INDIA NUCLEAR-WEAPON STATES (NWS)
Review Conferences of the Parties to the Treaty of Non- Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.
Critics argue that the NPT cannot stop the proliferation of nuclear weapons the motivation to acquire them.
3 pillar-system of NPT 1. Non-proliferation 2. Disarmament 3. The right to peacefully use nuclear technology
Refrences: 1. "UNODA- Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT". un.org. Retrieved 2016-02-20. 2. "More countries have adhered to the NPT"-taken from- Decisions Adopted at the 1995 NPT Reciew and Extension Conference Acronym Institue. 3. "Four UN member states have never accepted the NPT" - Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 March 2013. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 4. The Canadian government's NPT web site The Nuclear Non-Proliferation treaty.