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Fiji ratified Prohibition of Nuclear weapons treaty
02:37 am GMT+12, 29/05/2020, Fiji

Fiji Parliament has unanimously voted to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear weapons.
 
The treaty sets out a comprehensive set of prohibitions against participating in any nuclear weapon activity.
 
While moving his motion in Parliament, Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum clarified that the treaty also prohibits the deployment of nuclear weapons on national territory.
 
“This government have stepped in to offer a one of grant to veterans to support medical and welfare cost in 2015. The 24 survivors who attended the ceremony each received $9855 (US$4,429) from a compensation pool of $2.95m (US$1.32 million,” said Sayed Khaiyum.
 
There are already 81 signatories to the treaty including Fiji.

SOURCE: FBC NEWS/PACNEWS


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