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About Nuclear Security Summit

The Nuclear Security Summit was held at Washington, USA in April 2010.

In May 2010, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has demanded a waiver for his country as a Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) to enable it fulfil its civil nuclear needs.

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China asks US to honor export vows
China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) urged Tuesday the U.S. government to live up to its promises on loosening restrictions over hi-tech exports to China.

China builds capability to handle nuke emergencies
China has planned to update the country's nuclear emergency plan and built its capability to handle nuclear emergencies, according to a report.

Top US generals to hold talks with Kayani on Wednesday in Pakistan
Two top US generals are scheduled to hold talks on Wednesday with the Pakistan army chief in the first such meeting since NATO air strikes killed 24 Pakistani soldiers in November last year, the Pakistan army has said.

Seoul Nuke Security Summit: Obama says it's important to get things right with Pakistan
U.S. President Barack Obama has reportedly taken small steps during the world Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul to open a dialogue with Pakistan on how to reset its strained U.S. relationship with the US.

Washington Communique to be used to ensure global nuke security cooperation
Leaders attending the second nuclear security summit in South Korean capital Seoul on Tuesday said that they would be guided by the 2010 Washington Communiqu‚ and Work Plan in strengthening regional and international cooperation in achieving nuclear security objectives.

Nuclear Security Summit participants renew pledge to strengthen nuclear security
Leaders attending the two-day second nuclear security summit in South Korean capital Seoul, on Tuesday renewed their political commitment to work toward strengthening nuclear security, reducing the threat of nuclear terrorism, and preventing terrorists, criminals, or other unauthorized actors from acquiring nuclear materials.

Nuclear Security Summit: Gilani-Manmohan decide to intensify dialogue to improve bilateral ties
Pakistan Prime Minister Yuusuf Raza Gilani and his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh have expressed their desire to intensify the bilateral dialogue process for further engagements during their informal meeting on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea.

Obama hits back following criticism over assuring Medvedev flexibility in missile defence negotiation
US President Barack Obama hit back at Republicans who had slammed him for telling Russian President Dmitry Medvedev that he could adopt flexible approach in the missile defence negotiations if re-elected to the post.

Obama hopes Pak parliamentary review will respect US security needs
US President Barack Obama has expressed hope that a Pakistan parliamentary review of ties with Washington would be balanced and respect US security needs.

India, Pak should focus on result-orientated dialogue: Khar
Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Tuesday said a result-orientated dialogue would help India and Pakistan resolve their bilateral issues.

Nuclear terrorism remains potent threat for India: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that nuclear terrorism will remain a 'potent threat' for India as long as there are terrorists seeking to gain access to nuclear material and technologies for malicious purposes.

India reassures world leaders about security, safety of its nuke programme at Seoul summit
India, which has been a strong votary and supporter of the nuclear security summit (NSS), and has hosted a meeting of Sherpas in Januaryhis year, has reassured summit participants about the safety and security of its nuclear installations.

Indian PM asks Norwegian counterpart to find amicable solution to NRI kids custody row
Visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked his Norwegian counterpart Jens Stoltenberg to find an "amicable and good" solution to the NRI kids custody row, especially with a focus on keeping the welfare of the children and the interest of the parents in mind".

Gilani urges world leaders to give Islamabad access to nuke technology for peaceful use
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has urged the international community to give Islamabad access to nuclear technology for peaceful use on a non-discriminatory basis.

Gilani has brief interactions with Singh, Obama
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had brief interactions with US President Barack Obama and his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul on Monday.

Indian, Italian PMs meet in Seoul
The Prime Ministers of India and Italy, Manmohan Singh and Mario Monti, met in Seoul on Monday and reviewed bilateral ties on sidelines of the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit.

Obama to seek nuke arms reductions with Russia
US President Barack Obama has vowed to pursue further strategic nuclear arms reductions with Russia, saying that America has more warheads than required.

Russian President Medvedev arrives in Delhi for BRICS Summit
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev arrived here on Wednesday to attend the fourth BRICS Summit.

Gilani requests Manmohan Singh for supply of electricity to Pakistan's Punjab province
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has said that his Pakistani counterpart, Yuusuf Raza Gilani has requested him for electricity supply for the country's Punjab province.

Manmohan Singh tells Gilani, will visit Pakistan if concrete development takes place
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has told his Pakistani counter Prime Minister Yuusuf Raza Gilani that he will visit Pakistan only when some solid and concrete development takes place.

India, Japan condemn terrorism in all its forms and manifestations
India and Japan has condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, committed by whomever, wherever and for whatever purpose.

Manmohan Singh to visit Kazakhstan
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan on April 15-16 at the invitation of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday.

2010 an eventful year for Indian diplomacy
2010 was an eventful year for Indian diplomacy, which witnessed a qualitative expansion of strategic relations with key partner countries and a robust engagement with India's neighbours.

China planning to establish nuclear security training centre in Beijing
Beijing,Nov 14(ANI): China is planning to build a nuclear training centre in Beijing to promote effective security and safeguards.

India, Pak mull confidence building measures on nuclear safety
Amid heightened threat perceptions on the safety of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal and the country's ongoing quest to expand its nuclear programme, India and Pakistan mulled over the confidence building measures on the nuclear security and safety in great detail during the Foreign Secretary level talks concluded in Islamabad today.

China looking for common ground with US: President Hu
China will seek to find common ground with the United States in a bid to resolve existing bilateral disputes, said President Hu Jintao ahead of his visit to Washington scheduled for later this week.

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