The government is in favour of replacing Trident at a cost of around £100 billion. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair, one of the biggest supporters of replacing Trident in 2007, has admitted that the only purpose of maintaining the nuclear weapons system is to give Britain status.

  Foreign Minister Margot Wallström has renewed Swedish calls for a global ban on nuclear weapons as the United Nations begins a major review of the industry. Wallström said it was “more urgent than ever” that the world rid itself of all nuclear weapons, as the UN 2015 Review Conference of the Treaty on Non-Proliferation …

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