World leaders meet in Seoul discussing Nuclear Security
Leaders of over 50 states participating in the Nuclear Security Summit 2012 have already met in Seoul, South Korea. Georgian president, who is also participating in the summit, has already held tête-à-tête discussion with the president of the United States Barack Obama, CoE president Van Rompuy, president of Finland, foreign ministers of Sweden and Germany, Prime Ministers of Turkey, Norway and Thailand.
Russian President Dmitri Medvedev held his last meeting as president with Barack Obama within the summit. The two leaders discussed global issues, situation in Syria, Iran crisis and missile defense systems. Medvedev emphasized that the differences on all these issues between the United States and Russia remain, however, he believes the negotiations can be continues.
Barack Obama said in his turn, he would hold negotiations about the reduction of nuclear weapons with Vladimir Putin at the meeting scheduled after Putin`s inauguration at the end of May, 2012.
The first session dedicated to the discussion of the global nuclear security issues will be held in 12 hours. The country has reinforced security for the summit.