US plans to retrieve weapons-grade uranium

Aug. 23, 2002 at 6:49 PM
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WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The United States plans to remove weapons-grade uranium from 24 sites in 16 different countries to prevent it from falling into the hands of terrorists, State Department officials said Friday. Officials from the United States, Yugoslavia and Russia Thursday removed some highly enriched uranium from a nuclear reactor near Belgrade.

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