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Get rid of the nukes!

Abolition 2000 delegates at the Scottish parliament

A delegation from the Abolition 2000 network visited the Clyde Naval Base in Faslane, Scotland on April 19th and released the Faslane Declaration, which calls on the UK to remove the nuclear weapons based in Scotland, abandon nuclear deterrence, and join negotiations for global nuclear abolition.

Global nuclear arsenal declines


Over the past twelve months, the world has seen a drop in the number of active nuclear weapons as countries retire aged or obsolete weapons. China, France, India, Israel, Pakistan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States possess in total approximately 19,000 nuclear weapons.