Australia opposing a nuclear ban treaty at the United Nations

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This week, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced Australia will oppose to ban nuclear weapons, claiming they provide safety to Australia.

The statement is bringing concerns on how Australia is not treating the matter seriously. Organisations like ICAN are advocating and campaigning to change the Minister’s decision. The Wire spoke with ICAN and the Australian Red Cross to see how this decision affects the negotiations next month.

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