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  • Giving Up Nukes - Is The Post-Soviet Experience A Model For Others? RFE/RL 28 Mar 2012 -- As world leaders gathered for the two-day nuclear-security summit in Seoul this week, a lot of the attention was on countries that were not present - North Korea, Pakistan, India, and Iran.
  • World Leaders Call For More Nuclear Security Cooperation RFE/RL 27 Mar 2012 -- World leaders gathered for a nuclear security summit in Seoul, South Korea, have pledged tough action to combat the threat of nuclear terrorism but have agreed no new concrete measures.
  • At Seoul summit, Ban outlines steps to defuse global nuclear threat UN News Centre 27 Mar 2012 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today outlined five areas that deserve greater attention as the world community strives to ensure nuclear security, from curbing terrorism financing to stricter control over fissile materials.
  • Nuclear Summit Produces Few Significant Outcomes VOA 27 Mar 2012 -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday sat with the leaders of China, India, Russia and top officials from nearly 50 other countries to try to reduce the threat of nuclear terrorism at the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea.
  • Remarks by President Obama at Hankuk University The White House 26 Mar 2012
  • Obama Cites Global Efforts to Stop Nuclear Terror AFPS 26 Mar 2012 -- The world is safer because the international community has made it harder than ever for terrorists to acquire nuclear weapons, President Barack Obama told students at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, South Korea, today.
  • Trilateral Agreement Highlights Nuclear Security Summit AFPS 26 Mar 2012 -- The United States, Canada and Mexico have completed a joint nuclear security project to convert the fuel in Mexico’s research reactor from highly enriched uranium to low-enriched uranium.
  • Obama Calls For 'World Without Nuclear Weapons' RIA Novosti 26 Mar 2012 -- U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday he is pushing for 'a world without nuclear weapons' and directly appealed to North Korea and Iran, the BBC reported.
  • Anti-Nuclear Activists Say Summit Ignores True Nuclear Security VOA 26 Mar 2012 -- President Barrack Obama says the United States is committed to developing new technologies to produce peaceful nuclear energy. He made these remarks on Monday at the start of a nuclear security summit in Seoul, South Korea. But one year after the disaster at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi reactor complex, concerns about the safety of nuclear power linger on. Some activists, though, say there is no form of safe nuclear power.
  • Libya and Syria top talks on chemical weapons between Ban and key official UN News Centre 01 Mar 2012 -- The destruction of chemical weapons in Libya and the possible existence of similar stockpiles in Syria have topped agenda between Secretary-General Ban and the head of body dedicated to the removal of such weapons.

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