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'Pakistan's nuclear weapons not against anyone'

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  10 Sep 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Islamabad, September 9: Pakistan Prime Minister waz Sharif on Wednesday said his country would continue to maintain minimum nuclear deterrence for security purposes, but these weapons are “not against any one”. Prime Minister Sharif was briefed on the strategic and nuclear assets of the country during a meeting of the tiol Command Authority (NCA) in the capital Islamabad. Matters pertaining to tiol security and defence were discussed in the meeting, Radio Pakistan reported. The country will adhere to the policy of avoiding an arms race in the region, Sharif said at the the meeting which he chaired. Sharif said Pakistan seeks peace and strategic stability in the south Asia region and considers conflict resolution as the means to achieve this goal. (IANS)

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