Hollywood Celebrities Urge Barack Obama To Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

Category: Media & Culture / Jun 12, 2013 3:32PM EDT

Some of the biggest names in Hollywood have teamed up with Global Zero for the elimination of nuclear weapons. In a two minute video actors including Alec Baldwin, Matt Damon, Robert De Niro and Danny DeVito call on U.S President Barack Obama to facilitate further cuts in the U.S Russian Cold War stockpiles.

The release of the video coincides with the G-8 Summit in Northern Ireland when Obama will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is expected that nuclear weapons will be a point of discussion.

Global Zero is an International organization launched in 2008 in an effort to eliminate and secure all nuclear weapons.