The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
) sets the framework for States to pursue peaceful nuclear technology with appropriate safeguards to prevent that technology being used to develop nuclear weapons. Saudi Arabia
is a member of the NPT, and we expect them to continue to remain in compliance with their Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency
) as they develop their civil nuclear programme. We also continue to encourage Saudi Arabia to join the many non-nuclear weapon States that have given the IAEA additional information about their nuclear activities, and expanded access to check it, by signing an Additional Protocol
to their Safeguards Agreement.