Table-Top Exercise for Transport Security of Nuclear and Other Radioactive Materials

November 14, 2013
Japanese

  1. 1. The Table-Top Exercise for Transport Security of Nuclear and Other Radioactive Materials was held from November 12 to 14, 2013 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tokyo, Japan.

    2. Based on the Joint Statement on Transport Security, issued by Japan along with France, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States, at the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit in 2012, the exercise was held with more than seventy participants from the above five countries, IAEA, World Institute for Nuclear Security, World Nuclear Transport Institute, and some observer countries.

    3. Based upon the exercise, the above-mentioned five countries will submit a proposal at The Hague Nuclear Security Summit in March 2014, which should lead to the strengthened transport security.


(* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)