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The IAEA Int’l Conference On Nuclear Security Kicked Off In Vienna, Austria
ROK Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se chaired the Second International Conference on Nuclear Security of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which kicked off in Vienna, Austria, on Dec. 5, 2016, leading international discussions on ways to prevent terrorist attacks using nuclear and radioactive materials.
The IAEA international conference, the first international high-level meeting on nuclear security since the end of the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) process, marks a milestone in the IAEA-led efforts to build a permanent and comprehensive international nuclear security regime...
“The IAEA Should Take The Helm of Global Nuclear Security Efforts”
"We must take proactive steps today to avoid a catastrophe tomorrow. In this regard, the title of this year's conference - "Commitments and Actions" - could not be more appropriate. The following are excerpts from the opening remarks by ROK Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se at the IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security on Dec. 5. 2016, in Vienna, Austria. - Ed.
This conference marks a new beginning following four Nuclear Security Summits in three capitals - Washington D.C., Seoul and The Hague - which brought the issue into the limelight. Through concerted efforts and ...
NATO’s NAC Held a Special Meeting At the NATO Headquarters In Brussels, Belgium
The North Atlantic Council (NAC), NATO's principal decisionmaking body, held a special meeting on the North Korean nuclear issue at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on Dec. 15, 2016, in the presence of the delegates of NATO's 28 member states; and issued a statement strongly condemning the continued nuclear and missile development by the North.
In its statement, NATO's NAC condemned "in the strongest possible terms the continued development by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) of nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs, and its inflammatory and threat...
“ROK and NATO Can Share Best Practices in Furthering Our Respective Deterrence Mechanisms”
The following are excerpts from the statement by 2nd Vice Minister Ahn Chongghee of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea at the NATO's North Atlantic Council special meeting on North Koran nuclear issue, held on Dec. 16, 2016, at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. - Ed.

Our partnership proved its strength on the ground. the Republic of Korea (ROK) has been a proud partner to NATO in contributing to the consolidation of peace, stability and prosperity in Afghanistan. Korea actively took part in the NATO-led ISAF (The International Security Assistance Force):and...