FACT SHEET: Cooperation at Japan’s Fast Critical Assembly

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release

March 24, 2014

Japan has been one of the United States’ staunchest allies in the global effort to minimize, and when possible eliminate, the use of sensitive nuclear materials at research facilities.  This strong partnership has helped the international community ensure that these materials never find their way into the hands of criminals, terrorists, or other unauthorized actors.