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2006-07-17 09:27:13

By Louis Charbonneau ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - The Group of Eight industrial nations condemned North Korea's recent missile tests and endorsed a Russian plan to create international atomic fuel centres to prevent countries from developing nuclear bombs. The strongest language in the group's "Statement on Non-Proliferation," approved late on Sunday by the leaders of Russia, the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan, was directed at North Korea. "We...

2006-07-13 19:26:50

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Major powers turned over to the 15-nation U.N. Security Council on Thursday details of energy and economic incentives they offered to Iran if it suspends its nuclear ambitions and stops uranium enrichment. The three-page incentive package, which had not previously been published in full, includes a pledge to "actively support" the building of new light water power reactors in Iran. Iran has not responded to the offer, made in June. In...

2006-07-13 18:06:53

Corrects to Iran from Iraq in 4th paragraph. By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Major powers turned over to the 15-nation U.N. Security Council on Thursday details of energy and economic incentives they offered to Iran if it suspends its nuclear ambitions and stops uranium enrichment. The three-page incentive package, which had not previously been released in full, includes a pledge to "actively support" the building of new light water power reactors in Iran, according to...

2006-07-13 04:42:46

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Energy Committee told President George W. Bush on Wednesday they would oppose a deal allowing Russia to sell more highly enriched uranium as fuel to U.S. nuclear power plants. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he will urge Bush at this weekend's rich nations' meeting in St. Petersburg to alter two supply agreements in order for Russia to ship more enriched uranium to the United States. Russia signed...

2006-07-12 22:36:32

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Energy Committee told President George W. Bush on Wednesday they would oppose a deal allowing Russia to sell more highly enriched uranium as fuel to U.S. nuclear power plants. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he will urge Bush at this weekend's rich nations' meeting in St. Petersburg to alter two supply agreements in order for Russia to ship more enriched uranium to the United States. Russia signed...

2006-07-12 03:36:05

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union joined the United States on Wednesday in warning Iran it faced U.N. Security Council action if it did not cooperate in efforts to end a stand-off over its nuclear program. "If Iran is not ready for cooperation, then the process will have to continue at the U.N. Security Council," Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja, whose country holds the rotating EU presidency, told the European Parliament a day after EU talks with Iran ended without...

2006-06-28 12:26:44

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - Iran should be allowed to enrich uranium for power generation provided there is close monitoring by U.N. inspectors to ensure it is not trying to develop atomic weapons, Germany's defense minister said on Wednesday. The minister's comments may suggest that after years of failed negotiations with Iran, Germany and some other Western powers are willing to compromise with Iran over enrichment in order to resolve peacefully the nuclear stand-off...

2006-06-28 09:28:15

By Michael Steen MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign ministers from the Group of Eight industrialized nations meet in Moscow on Thursday to decide how best to nudge Iran to give a clear answer to proposals aimed at ending the standoff over its nuclear plans. Iran has yet to reply to the June 6 offer of incentives from six world powers to persuade it to stop enriching uranium without oversight by international atomic energy monitors. The West fears Iran has a secret nuclear weapons program...

2006-06-22 20:27:00

By Mark Heinrich VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran could stop enriching uranium at best only as a result of negotiations with big powers, but not as a precondition for such talks as they demand, a senior Iranian official said on Thursday. It appeared to be the first time Tehran had hinted at the possibility of suspending nuclear fuel enrichment the West sees as an atomic bomb risk. But the insistence that this could only happen after negotiations was likely to be rejected by the major...

2006-06-22 17:46:39

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran could stop enriching uranium "in the best case" only as a result of negotiations with major world powers, but not as a precondition for such talks, a senior Iranian official said on Thursday. It appeared to be the first time Tehran had hinted at the possibility of suspending nuclear fuel enrichment the West sees as an atomic bomb risk. But the insistence that suspension could only happen after talks was likely to be rejected. Javad Vaeedi, deputy head of...


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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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