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UN atomic watchdog calls for financial and technical support to fight nuclear terrorism

The United Nations atomic watchdog agency has called on all Member States to provide political, financial, and technical support to prevent nuclear and radiological terrorism.

UN atomic chief calls for multilateral facility to supply enriched uranium fuel

At a time of growing global energy demand, mounting concern over nuclear proliferation as evidenced in Iran and the danger of nuclear materials falling into terrorist hands, the head of the United Nations atomic watchdog today called for conversion of enrichment and reprocessing facilities from national to multilateral operations.

Central Asia’s nuclear-free zone treaty marks ‘another step in years of effort’: Annan

Welcoming today’s signing ceremony in Kazakhstan of the Central Asia Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said it marks “another step in years of effort” toward such an agreement, adding he hoped it would also move the world further toward global and regional peace and security.