Friday, December 31, 2010
Total Nuke Elimination
Since 1994, a U.N. General Assembly Committee adopted a resolution of the nuclear weapons elimination. On 29 October 2009, along with 87 counties, Japan submitted the resolution calling for the total elimination of nuclear weapons world-wide. Two countries: North Korea and India voted against the resolution, and 170 countries including, the USA supported the resolution. Eight countries: China, Cuba, France, Iran, Myanmar, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Israel, voted for abstention. It is for the first time in 9 years that the US voted in favor of resolution.