Armenia

Nuclear-weapon-free state

Has not yet joined the TPNW

Summary

Armenia has not yet signed or ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

 

National position

Armenia has consistently abstained from voting on an annual UN General Assembly resolution since 2018 that welcomes the adoption of the treaty and calls upon all states to sign, ratify, or accede to it “at the earliest possible date”.

 

Treaty negotiations

Armenia participated in the negotiation of the treaty at the United Nations in New York in 2017 but was absent for the vote on its adoption.

In 2016, Armenia abstained from voting on the UN General Assembly resolution that established the formal mandate for states to commence negotiations on “a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination”.

Nuclear-weapon-free state

Has not yet joined the TPNW

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Summary

Armenia has not yet signed or ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

 

National position

Armenia has consistently abstained from voting on an annual UN General Assembly resolution since 2018 that welcomes the adoption of the treaty and calls upon all states to sign, ratify, or accede to it “at the earliest possible date”.

 

Treaty negotiations

Armenia participated in the negotiation of the treaty at the United Nations in New York in 2017 but was absent for the vote on its adoption.

In 2016, Armenia abstained from voting on the UN General Assembly resolution that established the formal mandate for states to commence negotiations on “a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination”.

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