Sunday, July 13, 2008

U.S. Removes Uranium from Iraq

"The removal of 550 metric tons of "yellowcake" — the seed material for higher-grade nuclear enrichment — was a significant step toward closing the books on Saddam's nuclear legacy. It also brought relief to U.S. and Iraqi authorities who had worried the cache would reach insurgents or smugglers crossing to Iran to aid its nuclear ambitions." writes Brian Murphy, an A.P. reporter.

The yellow cake was delivered by air to an undisclosed Canadian Port for processing on Saturday.

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