Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | September 3, 2014

O Globo: A world without nuclear weapons

 

From left: Ronaldo Mota Sardenberg, Sérgio de Queiroz Duarte

From left: Ronaldo Mota Sardenberg, Sérgio de Queiroz Duarte

 

Original in Portuguese: Um mundo sem armas nucleares

Op-ed by Sérgio Duarte, member of the Group of Eminent Persons and former United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, and Ronaldo Sardenberg, former Minister for Science and Technology of Brazil.

”Once in force, the CTBT will provide the indispensable legal basis for verification of compliance with the obligations assumed by States, through a highly sophisticated system of detection to a large extent already in place, including a worldwide monitoring network that covers the entire planet and is able to distinguish between natural seismic movements and those resulting from underground nuclear explosions.”

Read article [in Portuguese] here

Read English translation here


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