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Landmark summit aims to boost nuclear securit -

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LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: World leaders are continuing to arrive in Washington for the start of
tomorrow's nuclear security summit.

More than 40 countries will take part in the talks designed to keep nuclear weapons out of the
hands of terrorists.

Speaking on the eve of the summit, president Obama said the key security threat to America remained
the possibility of groups like Al Qaeda gaining nuclear weapons.

BARACK OBAMA, UNITED STATES PRESIDENT: And we know that organisations like Al Qaeda are in the
process of trying to secure nuclear weapons or other weapons of mass destruction and would have no
compunction in using them.

LEIGH SALES: President Obama is expected to use the summit to prepare for a review of the Nuclear
Non Proliferation Treaty next month.

In recent years the treaty's credibility has been undermined by Iranian and North Korean attempts
to enhance their nuclear programs.