United States Ratifies Key Nuclear Security Amendment

United States Ratifies Key Nuclear Security Amendment

31 July 2015

The United States today formally ratified the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM), a move welcomed by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano as “an important step to bolster nuclear security around the world.”

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