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Summit urges acceptance of nuke terrorism treaty

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's Nuclear Security Summit is calling on all the 47 countries involved to cooperate in spreading global acceptance of an existing treaty that aims to crack down on potential nuclear terrorism.

The final documents from the two-day nuclear summit includes a statement from the United States that says the Obama administration has submitted to Congress legislation to bring U.S. laws into line with that treaty and one on the physical protection of nuclear materials.

Obama called the summit to focus world attention on keeping nuclear materials out of terrorist hands, what he termed the greatest threat facing all nations.

 

 

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