Brazil Permits Greater IAEA Inspection
Applegarth, Claire, Arms Control Today
Brazil Oct. 19 granted International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors limited access to crucial uranium-enrichment technology, increasing the prospects for an end to a nearly six-month-old standoff over the South American giant's nuclear program.
The dispute broke out in April when IAEA inspectors arrived at Brazil's uranium-enrichment facility in Resende, near Rio de Janeiro (see ACT, May 2004) and were barred from viewing many of the plant's centrifuge components. The inspectors were restricted to the vicinity of the plant and to monitoring the arrival and departure of uranium.
Agency inspectors who arrived at the Resende plant Oct. 19 found Brazilian officials to …
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Publication information: Article title: Brazil Permits Greater IAEA Inspection. Contributors: Applegarth, Claire - Author. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 34. Issue: 9 Publication date: November 2004. Page number: 37. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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