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The prohibition on allowing stationing, installation, or deployment of nuclear weapons

Five states not party – Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Turkey – engaged in conduct in 2020 which was not compatible with the prohibition on allowing stationing, installation, or deployment of nuclear weapons. They host approximately 150 American B61 nuclear gravity bombs between them on their metropolitan territories.

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NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg visited Volkel airbase in the Netherlands on 16 October 2020, along with the Dutch Defence Minister Ank Bijleveld as well as NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander in Europe (SACEUR), US General Tod Wolters. Photo: NATO
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