Threat of nuclear and radiological terrorism remains one of greatest challenges to international community - Nuclear Security Summit Communiqué

The 2016 Nuclear Security Summit in Washington was the last one in that format. International Atomic Energy Agency is to deal with the corresponding issues afterwards.

"The threat of nuclear and radiological terrorism remains one of the greatest challenges to international security, and the threat is constantly evolving," Nuclear Security Summit 2016 Communiqué reads, Censor.NET reports citing the Press Secretary of the White House.

"More work remains to be done to prevent non-state actors from obtaining nuclear and other radioactive materials, which could be used for malicious purposes. We commit to fostering a peaceful and stable international environment by reducing the threat of nuclear terrorism and strengthening nuclear security," the press secretary announced.

"Countering nuclear and radiological terrorism demands international cooperation, including sharing of information... International cooperation can contribute to a more inclusive, coordinated, sustainable, and robust global nuclear security architecture for the common benefit and security of all," the statement reads.

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