The 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit will be held from March 26 to March 27 and will discuss international cooperative measures to protect nuclear materials and facilities from terrorist groups, according to a press release issued by the Korean embassy. Over 53 heads of state and international organisations will participate in the summit whose objective is to highlight the possibilities of nuclear terrorism, now a real threat after 9/11. The main issues under discussion will be cooperative measures to combat the threat of nuclear terrorism, the protection of nuclear materials and related facilities and the prevention of illicit trafficking of nuclear materials.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 23rd, 2012.
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