Transcript for President Obama on Global Reduction of Nuclear Arsenals
Our challenges don't end -- all cut. America will continue to lead the effort to prevent the spread of the world's most dangerous weapons. The regime in North Korea must know that will only achieve security and prosperity by meeting their international obligations. Provocations of the sort we saw last night will only further isolate them. As we stand by our allies strengthen our own missile defense. And lead the world and taking firm action in response to -- threats. Likewise the leaders of Iran must recognize the -- the time for a diplomatic solution. Because -- coalition stands united in demanding that they meet their obligations and we will do what is necessary to prevent that. From getting a nuclear weapon. At the same time. -- -- Russia to seek further reductions in our nuclear arsenals. And continuing leading the global effort to secure nuclear materials that could fall into the wrong hands. Because our ability to influence others. Depends on our willingness to lead.
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