Foreign ministers will meet on Friday 26 September at 3.00 p.m. at the UN in New York to issue a joint call for the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). The meeting will be opened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and chaired by Japan’s Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida. Opening statements will also be made by United States Secretary of State John Kerry, Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and CTBTO Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo. Around 30 foreign ministers have confirmed their attendance to date, with around 90 countries participating in the meeting.
Photo-op: Friday 26 September at 3.00 p.m., Trusteeship Chamber. Media requested to arrive at 2:55 p.m. sharp.
The entire meeting is open to the media.
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