Nuclear News | May 12, 2016

CPPNM Seminar. Photo Credit: IAEA Imagebank

CPPNM Seminar. Photo Credit: IAEA Imagebank

Amendment to Key Security Agreement Enters into Force

The amendment to the 1987 CPPNM – of which there are currently 152 parties – was first adopted by states in 2005, but it has taken over a decade for it to secure the adherence of two-thirds of states needed for it to become legally binding. That milestone was reached on 8 April when Nicaragua became the 102nd state to adhere to the amendment, which entered into force yesterday.
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