UAE committed to work for nuke-free world

UAE committed to work for  nuke-free worldA well known newspaper from the UAE said that the UAE is fully committed to be part of a global initiative to make the world safer by aiding lock down loose nuclear materials and carries a "strong commitment" to nuclear non-proliferation.

The Nuclear Security Summit in Washington earlier this week witnessed Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, offering his country's promise to join 46 other nations committed to non-proliferation. At the event, U. S. President Barack Obama said this initiative will make the world "more secure".

By loose nuclear material, it is meant that any material is not secured enough and terrorists can easily gain access over it.

Sheikh Mohammed and Obama held discussions regarding the need for Iran cooperate with UN Security Council and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) resolutions on nuclear non-proliferation.

The two also talked about the U. S.-UAE Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy Agreement. This agreement was signed during the final days of George W Bush's presidency and approved by Obama in May 2009.

A statement issued by the White House, specifies that "close co-operation on port security" between the two countries was also discussed by the Sheikh Mohammed and Obama.