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NTI Celebrates Progress, Congratulates 7 Countries that Eliminated Materials

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Since the release of the 2012 NTI Index, seven states—Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Mexico, Sweden, Ukraine, and Vietnam—have removed all or most of the stocks of weapons-usable nuclear materials from their territories, according to the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration.

In doing so, they have taken the most important step a state can take toward ensuring that terrorists cannot gain access to the materials needed to build a nuclear bomb. As a result, the number of states with one kilogram or more of weapons- usable nuclear materials is now 25, down from 32 when the 2012 NTI Index was released. 

This three-minute video highlights the actions of seven countries to remove their weapons-usable nuclear materials.

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NTI contributes an article on the NTI Nuclear Materials Security Index to the inaugural INENS Insights publication, distributed at the NPT PrepCom in May 2012



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