Mozambique: The Uranium Trade is Not Denied


Mark Hibbs from Nucleonics Week told reporters that specialists are worried over the loosening of Soviet controls on fissionable materials. Containers in Mozambique allegedly containing uranium were marked with cyrillic lettering next to the universal symbol for radioactivity. The Mozambique government did not allow the immediate search of these containers, so their contents are not known.

Abstract Number: 19910010
Headline: Mozambique: The Uranium Trade is Not Denied
Date: 19 July 1991
Bibliography: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, p. 6
Mateial:  uranium 

July 19, 1991

This article is part of a collection examining reported incidents of nuclear or radioactive materials trafficking in or originating from the Newly Independent States

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