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Global Nuclear Materials Security: Perspectives from India
IPCS Discussion


“Gratitude is owed Obama for raising the issue of nuclear materials security”

Amb Lalit Mansingh


“Approximately 1400 tonnes of highly enriched uranium (HEU) and 500 tonnes of plutonium (Pu) are spread around the world ”

Prof R Rajaraman


“After 9/11, the threat of nuclear terrorism was compounded and magnified”

Amb Sheel Kant Sharma


“Reconciling the imperative for transparency with the needs of secrecy is a major challenge ”

Prof PR Chari


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