Belarus Will Eliminate Its Uranium Stockpile

Belarus Will Eliminate Its Uranium Stockpile

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hillary-clinton-george-mitchell-state-deptThe former Soviet republic of Belarus announced today that by 2012 it will give up its stockpile of material used to make nuclear weapons.

It is a significant step toward keeping nuclear materials out of the hands of terrorists, and follows similar commitments made by other former Soviet republics, including Kazakhstan.

(READ the AP story at NPR)

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