Nuclear security will be a continuing concern: Jaishankar

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New Delhi, Feb 8: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Wednesday said that nuclear security will be a continuing concern during the inauguration of nuclear security meet 'Implementation and Assessment Group Meeting of Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism' organised by Ministry of External Affairs and Department of Atomic Energy in New Delhi.

Speaking at the event, Jaishankar said that Negative consequences of atomic power cannot be ignored. World has witnessed immense destructive power of the atom.

''We hope that such horrors will never be repeated &cannot overstate importance of countries with nuclear weapons to be responsible,'' Jaishankar said.

He further said that dangers of discriminating among terrorists, good or bad, and even yours and mine, are increasingly recognised. Terrorism is an international threat, that should not serve national strategy and nuclear terrorism even more.

''Developing a comprehensive global response is the highest priority. Comprehensive convention on international terrorism was proposed by India in 1996; hope that it'll be adopted soon,'' he added.

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