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MOSCOW, March 24 (Itar-Tass) — Russia fulfils its international obligations in the field of nuclear disarmament and the nuclear non-proliferation, according to the memorandum timed to the Nuclear Security Summit due to take place in Seoul on March 26-27.
The text of the memorandum was placed on the Russian Foreign Ministry website on Saturday.
“Russia fulfils its international obligations in the field of nuclear disarmament, the nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear safety. We confirm our political commitments in the communiqu· of the Washington Nuclear Security Summit of April 13, 2010. We stress that in accordance with their corresponding international obligations the states assume full responsibility for ensuring effective nuclear security of all nuclear materials, including atomic substances in nuclear weapons, at nuclear facilities under their jurisdiction and control,” the memorandum says.
“We confirm that nuclear security in Russia remains at a proper level and that all nuclear materials on its territory and nuclear facilities are under reliable protection and control. There are no nuclear materials or facilities that can arouse our concern. We worked hard to improve norms to regulate physical, technical and radioactive nuclear safety,” the memorandum says.