Moreover, it is the most participated-in document in the area of security.
Among UN members, only three states have refused to sign the Treaty from the very beginning — India, Israel and Pakistan. North Korea also later announced its withdrawal from the Treaty.
As for all other states, even with the most differing viewpoints on individual elements of the Treaty and on its realization in practice, with differing regional and global priorities in the spheres of security and the development of peaceful nuclear power, the important thing is what unifies them — the understanding that the world is more stable, reliable and predictable without the proliferation of nuclear weapons than with the collapse of the Treaty.
Today we cannot count on seeing them sign onto the Treaty tomorrow, but the goal remains.
Not only an international political standard, but also, if you will, legal: the international legal norms established in it are universally recognized. That is one of the results of the life and development of the NPT. And every state has to consider this axiom, even if it decided not to joint the Treaty.
Therefore, it is very important to conduct work outside of the Treaty, so that proliferation has no place on this world.