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...y to prohibit the use of nuclear weapons and totally eliminated. But who have taken the first steps to do this? Since the end of the cold war, some countries around the world have also taken important steps to strengthen their own security of nuclear material.
Protect humanity from the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons it requires courage, a permanent commitment and concerted action. Today the complex security environment highlights the challenges and the need for such action. Nuclear weapons are often presented as weapons to promote security, especially in times of international instability. But weapons that can bring catastrophic and irreversible humanitarian impact cannot be considered a means to protect the civilian population or to the whole of humanity. Today more than ever we know that the risks are too great and the dangers too real.
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