Seoul Nuclear Security Summit adopts final communique

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SEOUL. March 27. KAZINFORM The next summit on nuclear security will be held in Holland in 2014, according to the final communique, which has been adopted today in Seoul.

The heads of delegations participating in the Seoul Summit, in general, confirmed the adopted two years earlier in Washington obligations in the field of nuclear disarmament, nuclear non-proliferation and peaceful use of nuclear energy.

At the same time, the participants noted that nuclear terrorism is still constitutes one of the most serious threats to international security. Emphasis was placed on the fact that removal of this threat, given its potential global political, economic, social and psychological consequences, requires decisive national action and cooperation at the international level.

One of the peculiarities of the Seoul communique is the results of the discussion of the Japanese "Fukushima" nuclear power plant disaster in 2011.The summit called on the states that have nuclear power plants by the end of 2013 to announce a voluntary specific action to minimize the use of highly enriched uranium.

In addition, more than 50 heads of state and government called for increased voluntary contributions to the IAEA Nuclear Security Fund, and reaffirmed their intention to extend the Global Partnership against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction after 2012.

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