INTERNATIONAL DISARMAMENT AGREEMENTS THAT VIET NAM HAS ACCEDED TO:
So far, Viet Nam has acceded to and fulfilled its obligations under the following international disarmament agreements:
- The 1925 Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare (The 1925 Geneva Protocol – Viet Nam acceded to the Protocol in December 1980);
- The 1968 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, NPT (Viet Nam acceded to the Treaty in June 1982);
- The 1972 Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, BWC (Viet Nam acceded to the Convention in June 1980).
- The 1980 Convention on Prohibition or Restriction on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, CCW (Viet Nam signed the Convention in 1980, now considering its ratification ).
- The 1993 Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction, CWC (Viet Nam acceded to the Convention in August 1998)
- The 1995 South East Asia Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty, SEANWFZ (Viet Nam joined the Treaty in November 1996)
- The 1996 Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, CTBT (Viet Nam signed the Treaty in September 1996 and ratified it in February 2006)
- The IAEA Safeguard Agreement (Viet Nam signed it September 1989)
- The IAEA Additional Protocol to the Safeguard Agreement, AP (Viet Nam signed AP in August 2007)
•Viet Nam is a full Member of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva, Switzerland.
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