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Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

Published September 24, 1996

This treaty's main purpose is to prevent signatories from carrying out nuclear weapon explosions, for test purposes or otherwise, and to deter them from "causing, encouraging, or in any way participating in" such explosions. The treaty has not entered into force; all 44 Annex 2 countries must ratify it.

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