For Immediate Release
Blair Fitzgibbon, 202-503-6141
Statement on Munich Security Conference from ICAN
WASHINGTON - “Unpredictability is the theme we are hearing at the Munich Security Conference and a lack of leadership on nuclear weapons is a recipe for disaster. The only policy that increases security is the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons.”
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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.