Costa Rica’s Path to Peace: Putting an End to Nuclear Explosions

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United Nations published this video item, entitled “Costa Rica’s Path to Peace: Putting an End to Nuclear Explosions” – below is their description.

In 1996 Costa Rica and 138 other countries met at the United Nations to sign one of the world’s greatest achievements in nuclear non-proliferation: The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, the CTBT. Twenty-five years later, Costa Rica continues to be a leader in the global effort to monitor nuclear explosions. (CTBTO)

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