Nuclear Security Summit kicks off in Seoul
Seoul, March 26 (AzerTAc). President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev is attending the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, the Republic of Korea.
The Nuclear Security Summit is the largest summit in the security field that discusses international cooperative measures to protect nuclear materials and facilities from terrorist groups in the 21st century, with participation from more than 53 heads of state, government and international organizations.
The event focuses on cooperative measures to combat the threat of nuclear terrorism, protection of nuclear materials and related facilities, prevention of illicit trafficking of nuclear materials, as well as nuclear safety which became the focus of renewed attention following the Fukushima nuclear accident.
Participation of Azerbaijan`s President Ilham Aliyev in the Summit testifies to the country`s strong international image.
As part of the Summit, President of the Republic of Korea Lee Myung-bak today hosted a reception in honor of heads of delegations.
President Ilham Aliyev attended the event.
Then, a working dinner for heads of delegations was held.
South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted a working dinner in honor of members of delegations.