US President Obama warns nuclear terrorism remains one of the greatest threats to global security
| Monday, Mar 26 2012 10:46AM IST
Seoul: Warning that nuclear terrorism remained one of the world's major threats, on Monday, the US President Barack Obama underlined greater urgency in safeguarding the world's atomic stockpiles, as per the reports.According to the sources, the US President stated that great development had been made over the past two years to make it tougher for terrorists to get hold of material for atomic weapons, the US President said this speaking for hours before the opening of a nuclear security summit in South Korea. As per the reports, adding further he said, "But we're under no illusions. We know that nuclear material enough for many weapons is still being stored without adequate protection.""We know that terrorists and criminal gangs are still trying to get their hands on it, as well as the radioactive material for a dirty bomb... the danger of nuclear terrorism remains one of the greatest threats to global security", as per the reports. As per the reports, the top officials and leaders from 53 nations who had gathered in Seoul, the US President Obama urged them to take firm and rigid steps to secure nuclear materials.The top officials and leaders from 53 nations had gathered in the South Korean capital, Seoul for the March 26-27 summit, as per the reports.