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May 7, 2009 | Sarah Diehl
Sarah Diehl provides an assessment of Venezuela's nuclear aspirations under the Hugo Chavez regime.Article |
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Get the Facts on Venezuela
- Signed a cooperation agreement with Russia in 2008 promoting the development of its civilian nuclear infrastructure
- State party to the BTWC and CWC, and no indication of chemical or biological weapons development
- Has a pending contract for Russian S-300 surface-to-air missile batteries