The Caribbean nation ratified its commitment to free the human species from the danger the existence of 15,000 of these weapons of mass extermination, some 1,800 of them ready for use, now represents.
She said the tensions on the Korean Peninsula demonstrated the urgency of the need to ban nuclear weapons.
Scores of police were soon on the scene but did not appear to be intent on brining the protest to a quick end.
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, or the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty, is the first legally binding global agreement to comprehensively prohibit nuclear weapons, with the goal of leading towards their total elimination.
After the treaty was adopted in July, a joint statement from the United States, United Kingdom and France said the countries "do not intend to sign, ratify or ever become party to [the treaty]".
His speech came a day after Trump, in his own address to the assembly, called the U.N. -backed Iran nuclear deal "an embarrassment" to the United States.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened a signing ceremony on Wednesday for a ban on developing, testing, manufacturing, purchasing or possessing nuclear weapons.
The Treaty will enter into force 90 days after it has been ratified by at least 50 countries.
More than 120 countries approved the new nuclear weapons ban treaty in July over opposition from nuclear-armed countries and their allies, who boycotted negotiations.
Supporters of the pact, however, say the time has come for the worldwide community to push harder toward eliminating atomic weapons as a 50-year-old Non-Proliferation Treaty has effectively failed to contain the thirst of powers for expanding their nuclear arsenal.
"We call upon them to join this date with history", he said. "As long as nuclear weapons exist, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will remain a nuclear alliance", the press release said. American President Donald Trump told the 193-member UN General Assembly on Tuesday that if threatened, the U.S. would "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocked its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man".
"The ban treaty is at odds with the existing non-proliferation and disarmament architecture. But we need to do more to get the whole way there".
While some Twitter users praised Trump for his "sense of humour" following the golf ball retweet, others berated him. In July, Trump retweeted a video of himself pummeling a wrestler with a CNN logo for a head.
THE majority of standard travel insurance policies won't cover you for flight cancellations and other costs. It has furnished a list of affected flights up until Wednesday, but so far Shannon flights aren't affected.
Roy Hodgson is confident of turning Crystal Palace's fortunes around - but admits things may get worse before they get better. If fans thought this start was a tough one, they better hope that Roy Hodgson has a part time gig as a miracle worker.
What do you think of Jackie Hoffman's reaction? Ok Ann Dowd went through this 7 times before she won so I feel better now. Again, in case I wasn't clear, this was obviously a joke on Hoffman's part and a very amusing one at that.
Grant even conveyed his feelings that he is hopeful that Pakistan will soon be able to play Test cricket on its home soil. In the next over Morkel was run out at just 1 and the World XI side was in heaps of trouble.
He expressed frustration with the North's continued provocations including its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3. While the latest sanctions are not as tough as what the U.S. had sought, they are expected to have a significant impact.
Anika said she was able to escape in the confusion and friendly people helped her get across the river Naf to Bangladesh. But to do so would risk going against the will of her own people, and might even motivate the military to replace her.
But the firm said it will not enter the car-manufacturing business, and will instead work with vehicle makers on their projects. The announcement comes shortly after Samsung completed its acquisition of American audio and in-car technology firm Harman .
But a loan from the German government is keeping the carrier afloat while attempts are made to sell off parts of the airline. The deadline for offers for the airline is Friday, with the creditors' committee hoping to make a decision on September 21.
Bills rank least valuable franchise according to Forbes
America's Team was also the world's most valuable sports franchise - with a value of $4.8 billion, up 14 percent from a year ago. Once again, the Cowboys were estimated to be the most valuable National Football League franchise, this time at $4.8 billion.
Russian helicopter fires missile injuring bystanders
Some 13,000 soldiers, plus hundreds of tanks and other vehicles, are taking part in the joint Russian-Belarussian exercise. It said the accident happened Sunday or Monday, and that the video was provided by an unidentified witness.
How to watch Saul Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin online
For Golovkin , the fight is the culmination of a long battle to establish himself as the top middleweight in the world. Expect action that will leave fans begging for a rematch from fighters extremely dedicated to their craft.
Pakistan firing kills BSF trooper in J&K
India's Border Security Force (BSF ) said that Pakistani soldiers fired at several positions along the volatile worldwide border. There has been persistent truce infringement by the Pakistani troops for as long as three days.
Cassini on course into Saturn's atmosphere
Within a year of arriving at Saturn, Cassini captured images of plumes of water vapor jetting out from near the moon's south pole. And it has also captured some attractive and never seen before images of the ring planet and its moons, through its lenses.
Jose Downgraded to Tropical Storm: NHC
At one point, Jose was a Category 4 hurricane that barely missed the same islands in the Antilles where Irma made a direct hit. Jose is a Category 1 storm in the Atlantic generating 75 miles per hour sustained winds, barely hurricane strength.
Arkansas's uninsured rate has dropped by half since 2013
Advocates worry all of the uncertainty and changes will confuse consumers and hurt their ability to sign up for health insurance. The data shows that 2016 was the third straight year the bureau found a decline in the share of people without health insurance.
Destiny 2 Under Maintenance
The Leviathan Raid starts at 6pm United Kingdom time, although you won't get very far if you're not at the required Power Level . Turns out, you don't have to do too much grinding to participate in the Raid . "We renounce hate in all forms".
Dybala's commitment to Juve
Raiola said that the Argentine forward should leave the Italian champion and join the likes of Real, Manchester City, Man United or Chelsea.
Irma knocks out power to 7 million homes, businesses
Update 1 a.m.: Hurricane Irma sustains Category 2 hurricane winds of 100 mph as its center moves 15 miles southwest of Lakeland. The wind was already picking up in St Petersburg, some 400 miles north the Keys, and people began bracing for the onslaught.