Pakistan’s nuclear capability aims at deterrence, nuclear security fully ensured: Foreign Secretary


WASHINGTON, March 31 (APP)  Pakistan is following a policy of minimum nuclear deterrence to preserve strategic stability in South Asia, Foreign Secreatry Syed Aizaz Chaudhry said on Thursday, underscoring steps Islamabad has taken for nuclear security that has been duly recognized by the United States and IAEA. Speaking to reporters ahead of the Nuclear Security Summit being hosted by President Barack Obama in Washington, the Secretary said that Pakistan has an active involvement in Summit and its input is fully reflected in all Summit documents. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi will represent Pakistan at the Summit after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif cancelled his visit after a terrorist attack in Lahore that killed more than 71 people.