Thursday, November 24, 2011

On November 24

On this day in ...
... 1961 (50 years ago today), U.N. General Assembly Resolution 1652 (XVI) urged maintenance on the African continent of a nuclear-free zone. Specifically, it called upon U.N. member states to "refrain from carrying out or continuing to carry out in Africa nuclear tests in any form," or "from using the territory, territorial waters or air space of Africa for testing, storing or transporting nuclear weapons"; and to "consider and respect the continent of Africa as a denuclearized zone." (image credit)

(Prior November 24 posts are here, here, here, and here.)

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