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US diplomat hails Pakistan’s improved security ranking

ISLAMABAD: Laura E Kennedy, a retired United States profession diplomat, on Wednesday hailed Pakistan’s improvement in security ranking in the NTI Nuclear Security Index.

The NTI Nuclear Security Index is a public benchmarking project of nuclear security conditions on a country-by-country basis in 176 countries.

“One welcome bit of news reported by #NTIindex is that #Pakistan ranked as most improved in security of those countries holding nuclear materials,” she stated in a tweet.

One welcome little news reported by #NTIindex is that #Pakistan ranked as the majority of improved in security of those countries holding nuclear products.

— Laura Kennedy (@AmbKennedy_ret) July 22, 2020

Pakistan performed nuclear tests in May 1998, soon after India’s nuclear tests, stating itself a nuclear weapon state. Pakistan currently has a growing nuclear toolbox, and stays outside both the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Defense (NPT) and the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Restriction Treaty (CTBT).

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