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April 3, 2016 7:05 am

‘We’re Best Prepared for Nuclear Terrorism,’ Israeli Minister Says at Washington Summit

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Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz. Photo: Israel's Ministry of Finance.

Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz. Photo: Israel’s Ministry of Finance.

US President Barack Obama urged world leaders on Friday to keep up efforts to safeguard vulnerable nuclear facilities to prevent terrorist groups like Islamic State from getting their hands on an atomic weapon or a radioactive “dirty bomb.”

Speaking at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, Obama said no group has succeeded in obtaining nuclear bomb materials, but al-Qaida has long sought them and Islamic State has already used chemical weapons in Syria and Iraq.

Read full story at Israel Hayom.

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