The U.S. withdrawal raises questions about the treaty’s future.
President-elect Joe Biden has indicated his support for the 2015 nuclear deal, but going back may be complicated.
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which will enter into force Jan. 22, marks a new, hopeful phase in the long-running struggle to prevent nuclear war and eliminate nuclear weapons.
On the verge of taking effect, the TPNW is ready to set the norms needed for nuclear disarmament.
The first global treaty to ban nuclear weapons will take effect in January 2021.
Despite signs of flexibility in talks on extending the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, a deal appears unlikely before the Trump administration is replaced.
Russia questions whether Washington will continue to receive treaty imagery after the U.S. withdrawal.
Fifty-six former world leaders and ministers endorse the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
NPT Review Conference Postponed Again