For Immediate Release

Statement on State of the Union from ICAN

WASHINGTON - "President Trump promotes security based on fear and luck which is both dangerous and reckless. This is not 'Peace through strength,' but instability through terror. The policy has failed to stop proliferation and nearly led to nuclear war through error multiple times. A new security policy with the goal of nuclear abolition is the only way to increase both real and perceived security for the United States and the rest of the world."

- Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director of ICAN



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The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of more than 400 non-governmental organisations in 95 countries. We are calling on governments to launch negotiations on a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons, which would place them on the same legal footing as chemical and biological weapons and help pave the way to their complete elimination.

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