October 26, 2020
On the 7th UN Day – two days ago – the 50th UN member, Honduras, ratified the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty – or the Treaty On the Prohibition Of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW).
It’s a milestone in the global struggle to make nuclear weapons a parenthesis in human history. We have much to thank millions of peace workers for as well as, of course, ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) – winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2017.
It’s well-known to most that Iran has been harassed for years – you may say for not having nuclear weapons and for having signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and votes in favour of adopting the TPNW; Israel which is a nuclear country has not signed any relevant treaty and obstructs the ongoing work of Middle Eastern UN members to secure that the region of the Middle East will become a nuclear-free zone. Read more here.
I was, therefore, grateful for the opportunity Iran’s international news channel, PressTV, gave me to comment on this important turning in a conversation with a strangely unenthusiastic expert, Robert Kelley, who preferred to talk about everything else including bank robbers…
Click on the picture and see the conversation here:
Please help TFF to continue to argue in favour for nuclear abolition.