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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
Signature

Date of
Deposit of
Ratification

Date of Deposit
of Accession (A)
or Succession(S)

Afghanistan*07/01/6802/04/70
Albania**09/12/90(A)
Algeria01/12/95(A)
Antigua and Barbuda06/17/85(S)
Andorra06/07/96(A)
Angola10/14/96(A)
Argentina02/10/95(A)
Armenia07/15/93(A)
Australia*02/27/7001/23/73
Austria*07/01/6806/27/69
Azerbaijan09/22/92(A)
Bahamas, The08/11/76(S)
Bahrain11/03/88(A)
Bangladesh*08/31/79(A)
Barbados07/01/6802/21/80
Belarus07/22/93(A)
Belgium*08/20/6805/02/75
Belize08/09/85(S)
Benin 07/01/68 10/31/72
Bhutan*05/23/85(A)
Bolivia07/01/6805/26/70
Bosnia & Herzegovina08/15/94(S)
Botswana07/01/6804/28/69
Brazil09/18/98(A)
Brunei*03/26/85(A)
Bulgaria*07/01/6809/05/69
Burkina Faso11/25/6803/03/70
Burundi03/19/71(A)
Cambodia06/02/72(A)
Cameroon07/17/6801/08/69
Canada*07/23/6801/08/69
Cape Verde10/24/79(A)
Central African Republic10/25/70(A)
Chad07/01/6803/10/71
Chile 05/25/95(A)
China03/09/92(A)
Colombia** 07/01/6804/08/86
Comoros 10/04/95(A)
Congo10/23/78(A)
Costa Rica*07/01/6803/03/70
Cote d'Ivoire* 07/01/6803/06/73
Croatia 06/29/92(S)
Cyprus* 07/01/6802/10/70
Czech Republic*01/01/93(S)
Denmark* 07/01/6801/03/69
Djibouti10/16/96(A)
Dominica08/10/84(S)
Dominican Republic*07/01/6807/24/71
Ecuador*07/09/6803/07/69
Egypt*07/01/6802/26/811
El Salvador* 07/01/68 07/11/72
Equatorial Guinea 11/01/84(A)
Eritrea 03/03/95(A)
Estonia01/07/92(A)
Ethiopia* 09/05/6802/05/70
Fiji* 07/14/72(S)
Finland* 07/01/68 02/05/69
Former Yugoslav
Republic of Macedonia
04/12/95(A)
France 08/03/92(A)
Gabon02/19/74(A)
Gambia*, The 09/04/6805/12/75
Georgia03/07/94(A)
Germany*, Fed.
Republic of
11/28/6905/02/75 1,2
Ghana* 07/01/68 05/04/70
Greece* 07/01/6803/11/70
Grenada 09/02/75(S)
Guatemala* 07/26/68 09/22/70
Guinea04/29/85(A)
Guinea-Bissau08/20/76(S)
Guyana10/19/93(A)
Haiti 07/01/6806/02/70
Holy See* 02/25/71(A)1
Honduras*07/01/6805/16/73
Hungary*, Rep of07/01/6805/27/69
Iceland* 07/01/68 07/18/69
Indonesia* 03/02/70 07/12/79 1
Iran*07/01/6802/02/70
Iraq* 07/01/68 10/29/69
Ireland* 07/01/68 07/01/68
Italy* 01/28/69 05/02/75 1
Jamaica* 04/14/69 03/05/70
Japan* 02/03/70 06/08/76 1
Jordan* 07/10/68 02/11/70
Kazakhstan02/14/94(A)
Kenya 07/01/68 06/11/70
Kiribati*04/18/85(S)
Korea, Democratic
People's Republic of
12/12/85(A)
Korea*, Republic of 07/01/68 04/23/75
Kuwait 08/15/68 11/17/89
Kyrgyzstan 07/05/94(A)
Laos 07/01/68 02/20/70
Latvia 01/31/92(A)
Lebanon* 07/01/68 07/15/70
Lesotho* 07/09/68 05/20/70
Liberia 07/01/68 03/05/70
Libya* 07/18/68 05/26/75
Liechtenstein* 04/20/78(A) 1
Lithuania09/23/91(A)
Luxembourg* 08/14/68 05/02/75
Madagascar* 08/22/68 10/08/70
Malawi* 02/18/86(S)
Malaysia* 07/01/68 03/05/70
Maldive Islands* 09/11/68 04/07/70
Mali 07/14/69 02/10/70
Malta* 04/17/69 02/06/70
Marshall Islands01/30/95(A)
Mauritania 10/26/93(A)
Mauritius* 07/01/68 04/08/69
Mexico* 07/26/68 01/21/69 1
Micronesia 04/14/95(A)
Moldova 10/11/94(A)
Monaco 03/13/95(A)
Mongolia* 07/01/68 05/14/69
Morocco* 07/01/68 11/27/70
Mozambique09/04/90(A)
Myanmar (Burma) 12/02/92(A)
Namibia 10/02/92(A)
Nauru*06/07/82(A)
Nepal* 07/01/68 01/05/70
Netherlands* 08/20/68 05/02/75 3
New Zealand* 07/01/68 09/10/69
Nicaragua* 07/01/68 03/06/73
Niger 10/09/92(A)
Nigeria* 07/01/68 09/27/68
Norway* 07/01/68 02/05/69
Oman 01/23/97(A)
Palau 04/12/95(A)
Panama 07/01/68 01/13/77
Papua New Guinea* 01/13/82(A)
Paraguay* 07/01/68 02/04/70
Peru* 07/01/68 03/03/70
Philippines* 07/01/68 10/05/72
Poland* 07/01/68 06/12/69
Portugal* 12/15/77(A)
Qatar 04/03/89(A)
Romania* 07/01/68 02/04/70
Russia 5 07/01/68 03/05/70
Rwanda05/20/75(A)
St. Kitts and Nevis 03/22/93(A)
St. Lucia* 12/28/79(S)
St. Vincent & the
Grenadines
11/06/84(S)
San Marino 07/01/68 08/10/70
Sao Tome & Principe 07/20/83(A)
Saudi Arabia 10/03/88(A)
Senegal* 07/01/68 12/17/70
Seychelles 03/12/85(A)
Sierra Leone 02/26/75(A)
Singapore* 02/05/70 03/10/76
Slovakia 01/01/93(S)
Slovenia04/07/92(A)
Solomon Islands 06/17/81(S)
Somalia 07/01/68 03/05/70
South Africa* 07/10/91(A)
Spain* 11/05/87(A)
Sri Lanka* 07/01/68 03/05/79
Sudan* 12/24/68 10/31/73
Suriname* 06/30/76(S)(b)
Swaziland* 06/24/69 12/11/69
Sweden* 08/19/68 01/09/70
Switzerland* 11/27/69 03/09/77 1
Syrian Arab Republic 07/01/68 09/24/69
Taiwan 7 07/01/68 01/27/70
Tajikistan 01/17/95(A)
Tanzania 05/31/91(A)
Thailand*12/02/72(A)
Togo 07/01/68 02/26/70
Tonga 07/07/71(S)
Trinidad & Tobago 08/20/68 10/30/86
Tunisia* 07/01/68 02/26/70
Turkey* 01/28/69 04/17/80 1
Tuvalu* 01/19/79(S)
Turkmenistan 09/29/94(A)
Uganda 10/20/82(A)
Ukraine 12/05/94(A)
United Arab Emirates 09/26/95(A)
United Kingdom 07/01/68 11/27/68 4
United States 07/01/68 03/05/70
Uruguay* 07/01/68 08/31/70
Uzbekistan*05/02/92
Vanuatu08/26/95(A)
Venezuela* 07/01/68 09/25/75
Vietnam*, Socialist
Republic of
06/14/82(A)
Western Samoa* 03/17/75(A)
Yemen 6 11/14/68 06/01/79
Yugoslavia, Socialist
Federal Republic of
07/10/68 03/04/70
Zaire* 07/22/68 08/04/70
Zambia 05/15/91(A)
Zimbabwe09/26/91(A)

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TOTAL: 185 (Total does not include Taiwan or SFR Yugoslavia, which has dissolved.)

NOTES:

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.