The following is reprinted from the IPPNW Peace and Health Blog:
IPPNW welcomes China’s call to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons; urges leadership at UN treaty negotiations
IPPNW welcomes the statement by Chinese President Xi Jinping that “nuclear weapons … should be completely prohibited and destroyed over time to make the world free of them.” President Xi’s remarks, made during a speech on January 18 at the United Nations in Geneva, were consistent with China’s long-standing official support for nuclear disarmament, and come as the UN is preparing to convene negotiations on a new treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons.
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Please call the President and your Senator/ Representative. Please call on them to spend $1 trillion dollars on our children, not the so-called ‘modernization’ of our nuclear arsenal. The first step is passing the Markey/Lieu bill.