As half of the UK Defence Review, the Prime Minister introduced plans to enhance a cap on missiles from 180 to 260, a 40 p.c enhance.
But a authorized opinion by two lecturers from the London School of Economics concluded the pledge was inconsistent with the UK Government’s assist for the Treaty on Non-Proliferation.
The treaty is a worldwide argeement and to prevent the unfold of nuclear weapons and weapons know-how
UN Consultant Professor Christine Chinkin and Dr Louise Arimatsu mentioned of their evaluate that Mr Johnson’s pledges represent a breach of article six of the treaty.
The lecturers have been commissioned to look at the UK Government’s pledge by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).
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