WASHINGTON (Staff Report) – The United States has appreciated Pakistan’s nuclear engagement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

The Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller told members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a congressional hearing that Pakistan’s nuclear engagement is excellent for safeguarding its nuclear assets.

The United States is hosting a nuclear security summit later this month where Pakistan along with the heads of other countries is expected to participate.