Pakistan a responsible sovereign nuclear state: PM

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Sunday Pakistan is a responsible sovereign nuclear state and its strategic assets are secured under a foolproof arrangement.

“Pakistan’s nuclear status is a deterrence against any external aggression,” the prime minister said in a statement prior to his departure for an official visit to the US.The prime minister said Pakistan honours the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states in terms of bilateral and multilateral relations as equal sovereign partners.