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1. India abstains from UN vote on N-weapon ban

A UN General Assembly committee has adopted a resolution to launch negotiations next year on a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons, even as India abstained saying it is not convinced the move can lead to a comprehensive instrument on nuclear disarmament.

The UNGA ‘s first committee, which deals with disarmament and international security, adopted the draft resolution on nuclear disarmament negotiations. Through the resolution, the UNGA would reiterate that the universal objective of taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament talks remains achievement and main tenance of a world without nuclear weapons., read more

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