IPPNW affiliates raise adverse health and political consequences of AUKUS nuclear submarine deal September 24, 2021

On September 21, the affiliates of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War in the UK (Medact), Australia (Medical Association for Prevention of War) and the United States (Physicians for Social Responsibility) issued a joint statement expressing strong opposition to the “AUKUS” plan to supply nuclear-powered attack submarines to Australia. The statement highlighted the adverse health and political consequences of AUKUS and urged the countries involved to turn their attention to working towards a world free from nuclear weapons.

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