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SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES COLOMBIA’S RATIFICATION
OF COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR-TEST-BAN TREATY
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General, in his capacity as Depositary of the Comprehensive Ban Treaty, welcomes the ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty by the Government of Colombia on 29 January 2008. Colombia is one of the 44 States listed in annex 2 of the Treaty, the ratification of which is essential for the entry into force of the Treaty.
This brings the number of ratifications of the Treaty to 144, including 35 ratifications of the annex 2 States.
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