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September 21, 2010
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IN THIS ISSUE
  • China Confirms Two Nuclear Reactors for Pakistan
    Reuters
  • China's Nuclear Sector Faces Shortage of Specialists
    Reuters
  • An International Fuel Bank Can Ensure Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy
    The Christian Science Monitor
  • Israel Rejects Offer to Join UN Atomic Agency
    Agence France-Presse
  • Tracking Iran's Nuclear Money Trail to Turkey
    Reuters
  • Couple Accused of Passing Nuclear Arms Secrets
    The New York Times
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China Confirms Two Nuclear Reactors for Pakistan

Chris Buckley, Reuters
ChinaChina on Tuesday gave its firmest government confirmation yet of plans to build two new nuclear reactors for Pakistan, but a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said she did not know about talks over a bigger reactor deal.

The spokeswoman Jiang Yu said China plans to help Pakistan expand its Chashma nuclear energy complex in Punjab by building two reactors in addition to one already operating and another nearing completion.
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China's Nuclear Sector Faces Shortage of Specialists

Reuters
China's rapidly expanding nuclear power industry is demanding more professionals than the country can produce, a potential threat to safety, senior government officials said on Monday.
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An International Fuel Bank Can Ensure Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy

Steven Chu, The Christian Science Monitor
US Energy Secretary Steven Chu discusses his proposals to encourage the peaceful use of nuclear power at this year's International Atomic Energy Agency gathering in Vienna.
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Israel Rejects Offer to Join UN Atomic Agency

Agence France-Presse
It is against Israel's interests to join a global anti-nuclear arms treaty and the UN atomic watchdog is overstepping its mandate in demanding it to do so, its nuclear chief said on Tuesday.
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Tracking Iran's Nuclear Money Trail to Turkey

Louis Charbonneau, Reuters
Turkey and other U.S. allies have been allowing Iranian banks with suspected links to Tehran's nuclear program to do business within their borders, frustrating Western countries trying to put a financial squeeze on the Islamic Republic, Reuters has learned.
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Couple Accused of Passing Nuclear Arms Secrets

William J. Broad, The New York Times
A physicist and his wife, who both once worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, were arrested Friday and charged with a criminal conspiracy to help Venezuela build an atom bomb.
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