This will make illegal under international law developing, testing, producing, manufacturing, possessing, transferring, using , threaten to use nuclear weapons etc….. It also makes it illegal to assist or encourage anyone to engage in these activities. The UK government did not agree to participate and even issued a statement against this treaty.
115 of the countries are already part of nuclear weapons free zones which cover Southeast Asia, Central Asia, the South Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and Africa. Nine countries have nuclear weapons. Almost 200 do not possess this power.
Many world leaders claim that nuclear weapons are vital shields for the planet. They claim that nuclear weapons are deterrents that prevent the world from breaking out in total war. Researchers are supporting this argument by declaring how nuclear weapons have been keeping peace. However, other researchers and scientists deny the effectiveness of nuclear weapons as deterrents and declare that nuclear weapons will lead the world into total