Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Seabed and Ocean Floor and in the Subsoil Thereof (Seabed Treaty)
The treaty prevents placement of NBC weapons on the seabed and ocean floor to eliminate the possibility of an underwater arms race and promote the peaceful exploration of water bodies.
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- Plans to build a 3,400 MW nuclear power reactor by 2020
- Works with the U.S. Second Line of Defense program to prevent nuclear trafficking
- Acceded to the BWC in 1998 and became a member of the Australia Group in 2004