Micronesia (FSM)

Nuclear-weapon-free state

Did not participate in TPNW negotiations

Has not yet joined TPNW

The Federated States of Micronesia has not yet signed or ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

FSM did not participate in the negotiation of the treaty at the United Nations in New York in 2017 and thus did not vote on its adoption.

FSM voted against a UN General Assembly resolution in 2019 that welcomed the adoption of the treaty and called upon “all states that have not yet done so to sign, ratify, accept, approve, or accede to the treaty at the earliest possible date”.

In 2016, FSM voted against the UN General Assembly resolution that established the formal mandate for states to commence the negotiations in 2017 on “a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination”.

FSM is in a “compact of free association” with the United States.

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