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Statement by Sam Nunn on Ukraine's Announcement

April 12, 2010

Statement by Sam Nunn on Ukraine’s Announcement

“I welcome the news that Ukraine will eliminate its highly enriched uranium. This is an important step in making the world safer and reducing the risk of nuclear terrorism. I congratulate both President Yanukovych and President Obama and I hope that Ukraine’s commitment will encourage other nations to eliminate their weapon usable material.”

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NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn welcomes the news that Ukraine will eliminate its highly enriched uranium.

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