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The United States reaffirmed its commitment to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, with a U.N. review conference on the pact just one month away, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said.

Noting that the treaty opened for signatures on this day 54 years ago, Blinken said in a statement Friday that, “The NPT has provided the essential foundation for international efforts to stem the looming threat — then and now — that nuclear weapons would proliferate across the globe.”

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