Charity dedicated to helping those affected by one of the worst nuclear disasters in history calls the concept “nonsense”.
Celebrating five decades of weapons of mass destruction, in a place of worship? You really couldn’t make it up, writes the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament's Dr Kate Hudson
Nuclear weapons remain a costly distraction from the real security threats we face, while the billions spent on Trident could be protecting public services or achieving a zero-carbon economy
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended their second summit early after they could not agree to terms for denuclearisation. Trump said in a press conference that North Korea wanted an end to all sanctions, something the US was not willing to do. Trump said he “walked” from the negotiation but is hopeful the two countries will progress towards meaningful change.
Putin has ordered ministers not to talk to Washington about disarmament.
The two leaders will meet at the end of February following their landmark summit in Singapore last June.
A summit meeting between Trump and the North Korean leader is expected to follow.
Earlier this week, Moon Jae-in held a three-day summit with Kim Jong Un.
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in have met for the third time this year.