For Immediate Release
Statement on Putin's Cool Nukes Comment from ICAN
WASHINGTON - "Putin's statement makes it clear we are in a new arms race that will put us under the terror of a new Cold War, in constant fear of death at any instant. While Russia and the US compare the size of their arsenals, the rest of the world is joining a treaty that bans them."
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