Global Security Newswire
Daily News on Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Weapons, Terrorism and Related Issues
Saudi Arabia, South Korea Sign Atomic Pact
Saudi Arabia is set to collaborate with South Korea on civilian atomic energy initiatives under a newly inked deal announced by Riyadh on Tuesday, Reuters reported (see GSN, Nov. 3).
The agreement enables the sides to carry out joint efforts related to constructing atomic energy and scientific nuclear sites, preparing personnel, preventing accidents, handling waste and other matters, King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy said in a release. The Saudi government has entered similar pacts with Argentina and France.
March 13, 2014
On Friday, March 14, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meet to discuss the crisis in Ukraine. Five statesmen from Germany, Poland, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States call for the urgent formation of a Contact Group of Foreign Ministers to address the crisis and more broadly, create a new approach to building mutual security in the Euro-Atlantic region.
Sept. 27, 2013
A fact sheet on current and projected costs of maintaining the U.S. nuclear deterrent, produced by the Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
This article provides an overview of Saudi Arabia’s historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.