Pak’s nuclear safety system completely indigenous, claims FO

June 3rd, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Jun.3 (ANI): Pakistan has claimed that the security system put in place for its nuclear assets is completely indigenous, and no foreign country’s help have been taken to safe guard the nuclear weapons.

Pakistan Foreign Office rejected reports that Islamabad is being helped by friendly countries for its nuclear security needs.A Foreign Office spokesman said that Pakistan has put in place a world class safety and security systems for its nuclear armaments.

“Our command, control, safety and security systems are equal to, if not better than other nuclear-armed states,” The Daily Times quoted the spokesperson, as saying.

He said that Islamabad has been maintaining a close relation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and it has been benefited by the best international practices in civil nuclear realms.

“In the civilian realm, Pakistan has benefited from the best international practices and we maintain close interaction with the International Atomic Energy Agency,” he said. (ANI)

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