Party Voices Concern over Nuclear Security in South Africa
On 8 June 2011, the Democratic Alliance (DA) spokesperson announced that they had written to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with a request to ensure that South Africa's stock of weapons grade uranium is securely stored, and to help South Africa have its uranium downgraded so that it could not be used in the production of nuclear weapons. The DA also requested that the IAEA get the South African government to disclose the results of an investigation into the 2007 security breach at the Pelindaba nuclear research center.
Abstract Number: 20110720
Headline: Party Voices Concern over Nuclear Security in South Africa
Date: 8 June 2011
Bibliography: "DA Writes to IAEA over Nuclear Security Concerns," The Citizen, 8 June 2011, www.citizen.co.za
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