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Tajikistan has not yet signed or ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Tajikistan did not formally participate in the negotiation of the treaty at the United Nations in New York in 2017 and thus did not vote on its adoption.
Tajikistan abstained from voting on 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, Tajikistan voted in favour of 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”.
Tajikistan was among 127 states that endorsed a “humanitarian pledge” in 2015–16 to cooperate “in efforts to stigmatise, prohibit, and eliminate nuclear weapons”. The pledge was instrumental in building momentum and support for convening the negotiations.
Tajikistan is a state party to the 2006 Treaty of Semipalatinsk, which established Central Asia as a nuclear-weapon-free zone.
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