Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT): Press Releases and Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets

CTBT: International Data Centre
CTBT: International Monitoring System
CTBTO Preparatory Commission
History of the CTBT
National Security Benefits of the CTBT
Scope of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty
Status of CTBT Signatures and Ratification
The Case for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty: Some Key Points
Key Accomplishments of the Stockpile Stewardship Program
Structure of the CTBT
U.S. Nuclear Security Enterprise Infrastructure Modernization
U.S. Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Life Extension Programs
U.S. Nuclear Weapon Computer Simulations
Annual Assessment of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Stockpile
Enhanced U.S. Nuclear Weapon Stockpile Surveillance Tools
Maintaining the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Stockpile in the Absence of Nuclear Explosive Testing
CTBT: Annex 2 States
Key P-5 Public Statements on CTBT Scope


10/11/16 Thirtieth Anniversary of the Reykjavik Summit;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/23/16 Adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 2310; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/22/16  UN Security Council Resolution 2310 on Nuclear Testing
09/21/16 Joint Ministerial Statement on the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/15/16 Joint Statement on the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty by the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Nuclear-Weapon States; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/15/16 Joint Statement From the Nuclear-Weapons States at the 2016 Washington, DC P5 Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/02/15 Joint P5 Statement for 2015 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference on Minimizing the Impact of Medical Isotope Production on the Release of Xenon Gas Into the Environment; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/17/12 CTBTO PrepCom 15th Anniversary; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/23/12 Congratulations to Dr. Lassina Zerbo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC