Obama´s Nuclear Summit wants secure world from terrorists with nuclear weapons.
U.S.- Russia Nuclear Reducing Agreement was the first step. Now the Nuclear Summit in Washington DC
Many experts warn that there is a growing danger that terrorists or criminals will obtain small amounts of highly enriched uranium and build a crude nuclear weapon.
That is why securing the world’s stocks of highly enriched uranium, also known as HEU, and weapons-grade plutonium is the goal of a two-day nuclear summit involving leaders from 46 countries that begins Monday in Washington. President Barack .Obama hopes that the attendees will acknowledge the threat and will begin a concerted effort to “lock down” all HEU and plutonium stocks vulnerable to theft within four years.
“Our biggest concerns right now are actually the issues of nuclear terrorism and nuclear proliferation: more countries obtaining nuclear weapons; those weapons being less controllable, less secure; nuclear materials floating around the globe,” Obama said in Prague on Thursday after signing the new nuclear arms reduction treaty with Russia.
The summit — the largest gathering of international leaders in the U.S. in more than 60 years — is the next step in Obama’s plan to rid the world of nuclear weapons eventually. In addition to the treaty with Russia, Obama last week announced a new U.S. nuclear strategy that embraced further cuts in the U.S. arsenal, ruled out the development of new warheads and excluded most of the world’s countries from U.S. nuclear attack.
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