December 3, 1998
SIGNATORIES AND PARTIES TO THE TREATY ON
THE NON-PROLIFERATION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS
|(Note: Changes from Fact Sheet of January 23, 1997 indicated in bold type.)
|Country||Date of |
|Date of |
|Date of Deposit
of Accession (A)
|Antigua and Barbuda||06/17/85(S)|
|Bosnia & Herzegovina||08/15/94(S)|
|Central African Republic||10/25/70(A)|
|Germany*, Fed.||11/28/69||05/02/75 1,2|
|Hungary*, Rep of||07/01/68||05/27/69|
|Korea*, Republic of||07/01/68||04/23/75|
|Papua New Guinea*||01/13/82(A)|
|St. Kitts and Nevis||03/22/93(A)|
|St. Vincent & the||11/06/84(S)|
|Sao Tome & Principe||07/20/83(A)|
|Syrian Arab Republic||07/01/68||09/24/69|
|Trinidad & Tobago||08/20/68||10/30/86|
|United Arab Emirates||09/26/95(A)|
|United Kingdom||07/01/68||11/27/68 4|
|Yugoslavia, Socialist ||07/10/68||03/04/70|
TOTAL: 185 (Total does not include Taiwan or SFR Yugoslavia, which has dissolved.)
a - Dates given are the earliest dates on which a country signed the Treaty or deposited its instrument of ratification or accession.
-- whether in Washington, London, or Moscow. In the case of a country that was a dependent territory which became a party through succession, the date given is the date on which the country gave notice that it would continue to be bound by the terms of the Treaty.
b - Effective 11/25/75.
1 With Statement.
2 The former German Democratic Republic, which united with the Federal Republic of Germany on 10/3/90, had signed the NPT on 7/1/68 and deposited its instrument of ratification on 10/31/69.
3 Extended to Netherlands Antilles and Aruba.
4 Extended to Aguilla and territories under the territorial sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
5 Russia has given notice that it would continue to exercise the rights and fulfill the obligations of the former Soviet Union arising from the NPT.
6 The Republic of Yemen resulted from the union of the Yemen Arab Republic and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen. The table indicates the date of signature and ratification by the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen; the first of these two states to become a party to the NPT. The Yemen Arab Republic signed the NPT on 9/23/68 and deposited its instrument of ratification on 5/14/86.
7 On 1/27/70, an instrument of ratification was deposited in the name of the Republic of China. Effective 1/1/79, the United States recognized the People's Republic of China as the sole legal government of China. The authorities on Taiwan state that they will continue to abide by the provisions of the Treaty and the United States regards them as bound by the obligations imposed by the Treaty.
* Entries with asterisk have NPT safeguards agreements that have entered into force as of 10/31/92.
** Non-NPT, full-scope safeguards agreement in force.