National center of CTBTO

The Ukrainian National data center of CTBTO International monitoring system is located in MCSM. It was established in accordance to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, dated 24 September 1996 and ratified by the Law of Ukraine № 2107-III dated 16.11.2000. One of the main obligations of States Parties of the Treaty is to exercise monitoring of the nuclear tests by national facilities.

According to the Treaty the system of seismic grouping of MCSM was included to International monitoring system as primary seismic station PS45.

Under Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Preparatory Commission of Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization, the Government undertook for the full functioning of the station.

According to the Law of Ukraine "On National Security of Ukraine» № 964-IV dated 19.06.2003, the opposition to the proliferation of nuclear weapons related to the main directions of state policy on national security of Ukraine.