Atomic Weapons News
The day also highlights the pledge taken by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to eliminate the threat of chemical weapons
US on track to reduce nuclear arsenal, says state department; asks Russia to follow suit under START accord
The United States, which just unveiled a new aggressive nuclear strategy reminded Russia to uphold its commitments.
Iran accused US of threatening Russia with new atomic weapons after Washington published a document outlining plans to expand its nuclear capabilities
India has called for a meaningful dialogue among all states possessing nuclear weapons to build trust and confidence and for reducing the salience of atomic weapons in international affairs.
Stating that India has "one of the largest nuclear power programmes" among developing nations, a US-based think-tank said by the end of 2014 India had enough weapon-grade plutonium to possess an estimated stock of atomic weapons in the range of 75-125.
Pakistan has previously test-fired the same type of missile. Pakistan became a declared nuclear power in 1998, when it conducted underground nuclear tests.
Iran has promised to cooperate with the IAEA since Hassan Rouhani, seen as a pragmatist, was elected president in 2013.
Secretary of State John Kerry warned Congress on Wednesday against hurting a historic opportunity for a nuclear pact with Iran by pressing ahead with new sanctions