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Atomic chief fears for security of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal

January 8, 2008

BEIRUT (AFP) – The head of the UN atomic watchdog Mohamed ElBaradei has voiced concern over the possibility that Pakistan‘s nuclear arsenal could fall into extremist hands, in statements published on Tuesday.

“I fear that chaos… or an extremist regime could take root in that country which has 30 to 40 warheads,” ElBaradei told the pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat in an interview.

The head of the UN atomic watchdog Mohamed ElBaradei has voiced ...
Mr. ElBaradei (AFP photo).

He stressed that he was “worried that nuclear weapons could fall into the hands of an extremist group in Pakistan or in Afghanistan.”

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