Overview of the CTBT

December 1999
Congressional Digest;Dec99, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p290
Focuses on international positions and negotiations on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). Extension of moratorium until January 30, 1995 by President Clinton; Announcement of nuclear testing by France President Jacques Chirac; Negotiation of CTBT in Geneva on January 24,1994 at Conference of Disarmament session.


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