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Nuclear Fuel Bank Aims to Avoid Politics, Deter Proliferation

An International Atomic Energy Agency nuclear fuel bank set to open August 27 in eastern Kazakhstan will be aimed at guarding against energy supply disruptions and discouraging countries from developing their own nuclear weapons technology. The agency's fuel bank, its second, will hold up to 90 tons of low-enriched uranium for energy production, according to the IAEA, the nuclear watchdog of the United Nations. That material will add to supplies of last resort at the other bank in...

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