Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty

Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty

The Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty (SEANWFZ) of 1995, or Bangkok Treaty, is a nuclear weapons moratorium treaty between 10 Asian member-states under the auspices of the ASEAN: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. It entered into force on March 28, 1997 and obliges its members not to develop, manufacture or otherwise acquire, possess or have control over nuclear weapons.

Listing of states

Participation in the Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty includes all of ASEAN


* [ Treaty of Bangkok at WMD411]
* [ Text of Treaty from OPANAL]
* [ Bangkok Treaty (in alphabetical order) At UNODA]

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