00:22 GMT01 December 2020
Listen Live
    Military & Intelligence
    Get short URL

    Canada will increase investments and cooperation in order to improve nuclear security globally, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC on Friday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The prime minister emphasized the importance of international cooperation to ensure nuclear security as well as the danger of terrorists obtaining nuclear materials as factors in his decision.

    "Canada’s going to step up its investments by $42 million to work with states and bilateral relationships, but also with the IAEA, to invest in nuclear security around the world," Trudeau stated.

    He argued that states must affirm they are working in solid partnerships across borders "to ensure that nuclear security remains a high priority."

    Trudeau joined more than 50 other world leaders at the Nuclear Security Summit, which is taking place from March 31 to April 1 in the US capital.


    Canada's Breaking of Saudi Arms Deal to Lead to Damaging Consequences
    Canada Calls for Maintaining, Strengthening Sanctions on Russia
    Canada’s ‘Black Widow’ Back on the Streets: Lonely Men Have Been Warned
    Canada Offers Support to Brussels Amid Deadly Attacks - Safety Minister
    Canada Enhances Economic Sanctions Against Russia - Foreign Ministry
    Canada Needs Economic Stimulus as Ottawa Cuts Dependence on Oil Sands
    Canada Closely Monitoring Russian Airgroup Withdrawal From Syria
    Swearing, Shouting, Drinking Beer: 'Rage Yoga' Introduced in Canada
    Targeted Shooting at Muslim Cemetery in Canada Injures 4 People - Police
    terror, investments, nuclear security, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Justin Trudeau, Canada
    Community standardsDiscussion