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nuclear-free zone

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(Environmental Science) an area barred, esp by local authorities, to the storage or deployment of nuclear weapons
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nuclear-free zone

[ˌnjuːklɪəfriːˈzəʊn] nzona denuclearizzata
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As Middlesbrough Councillor Bob Kerr explained in 1985, "a Nuclear Free Zone did not mean we think we are defending the town against missile attack, it is a defence against the Government's attempt to persuade people that it was possible to survive a nuclear attack".
College Park (Maryland, US), Dec.3 (ANI): Nearly two-thirds of Israeli Jews, 64 percent, favor establishing a nuclear free zone in the Middle East.
VIENNA, Sep 25, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkey voted in favor of a draft resolution on "making the Middle East a nuclear free zone" submitted by Egypt at the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) general conference held in Vienna.
The CND, for example always held very large and successful rallies and were a very vocal presence here in the '60s and '70s and there is this mentality that seems to regard Wales as almost a nuclear free zone."
Egypt has submitted a draft resolution to the UN General Assembly that calls for making the Middle East a nuclear free zone, based on a full commitment by countries in the region, including Israel, to the rulings of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
Egypt has sent a high-level protest to dozens of European countries expressing "astonishment and regret" at their refusal to endorse Cairo's call for a Middle East nuclear free zone at a conference last month.
In 2006, after eight years of negotiations, the Central Asian Nuclear Free Zone Treaty was signed by five nations, including Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, all formerly nuclearized as part of the U.S.S.R.
With Tony Blair desperate to develop nuclear power across the UK, and his ministers keen to back him, it would not be taken very well were you to declare Scotland a nuclear free zone, would it?
One of the first made us a nuclear free zone but since Knowsley has been formed, nuclear bombs are the least of our worries.
(When the International Atomic Energy Agency was considering the issue of Iran in early February, Arab states again urged the adoption of a nuclear free zone.)
He was also a member of the board of directors of South Tyneside Groundwork Trust, the Nuclear Free Zone Metropolitan Districts Forum, Tidy Britain Group - Going for Green and the Tyne Port Health Authority.
The resolution passed at the recent annual conference on changing the 1987 Nuclear Free Zone Act to again allow nuclear-powered ships into our waters demonstrates the thinking of presumably a majority of National Party members.

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