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Austrian scientist prepares for entry into force of UN nuclear ban treaty

Scientists are being trained by a UN-backed organization in methods to monitor whether or not a nuclear explosion has taken place.

The workshops have been organized by a commission known as the CTBTO which is preparing for the entry into force of a UN treaty that bans nuclear explosions anywhere in the world.

The historic treaty on banning nuclear weapons was adopted at UN Headquarters on July 7.