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The prohibition on developing, producing, manufacturing, or otherwise acquiring nuclear weapons

All of the nine nuclear-armed states – China, France, India, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, United Kingdom, and the United States – engaged in conduct in 2020 that was not compatible with the prohibition on developing, producing, manufacturing, or otherwise acquiring nuclear weapons. Two states not party – Iran and Saudi Arabia – have been recorded as states of concern.

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Compliance Compability 1
INTERPRETATION

Fissile material stocks in nuclear-armed states, in weapon equivalents

Fig 14 Fissile material stock logo
Source: International Panel on Fissile Material. Pu=plutonium. Assumes that 1 weapon = 3kg military Pu/5kg civilian Pu/15kg HEU.