Kazakhstan once again calls on the international community to ban the nuclear testing

The representatives of the Permanent mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan to International organizations in Vienna took part in the 51st session of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) held on 7th-9th November, 2018, in Vienna.

Speaking at the session, Kazakhstan delegation noted our country's efforts on popularization of the CTBT, including the hosting of the International Conference of the CTBTO Youth Group and Group of Eminent Persons in Kazakhstan on 29th of August, 2018, at the day of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, announced by the UN General Assembly on the initiative of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev as the International Day against Nuclear tests.

In addition, the 10th International Scientific and Practical Conference on monitoring and verification of the CTBT technologies held in Almaty in August 2018, as well as the awarding of the Honorary Ambassador of the “ATOM Project", Kazakhstan artist Karipbek Kuyukov by the Nuclear Free Future Award 2018 were also noted.

The Preparatory Commission is the supreme body of the CTBT Organization; its sessions are held twice a year to take major decisions on disarmament and non-proliferation issues related to the CTBT.

Created at : 9.11.2018, 08:45, Updated at : 9.11.2018, 08:45