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US lauds Pakistan’s measures for security of nuclear weapons

By Web Desk
March 28, 2016

WASHINGTON:  US Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, Thomas Countryman has lauded Pakistan’s measures adopted for the security of the nuclear weapons.

Talking to reporters ahead of the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) here, Thomas Countryman said, "Without question, Pakistan takes very seriously its responsibility to provide security for both nuclear weapons and nuclear materials.”

Meanwhile, US Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs, Bonnie Jenkins who recently visited Pakistan, while noting that Pakistan is part of the NSS from the very beginning and that they have been part of the process of securing nuclear materials and weapons, said Pakistan takes this issue seriously.