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Trends in world nuclear forces

Worldwide, number of nuclear weapons are declining, all states are modernising their arsenals

Aarushi Koundal 

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The world’s global nuclear fell in the past year, as states that possess them pursue arsenal modernisation, according to the first study of data published by the Stockholm Peace Research Institution (Sipri). Its annual data show that while the overall number of in the world continues to decline, all of the nuclear weapon-possessing states are maintaining and modernising their nuclear

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First Published: Tue, July 04 2017. 03:08 IST