Australian news, and some related international items

All the way with Gillard and Singh – never mind the danger

PM backs nuclear talks with India, The Age October 18, 2012 Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has praised Julia Gillard’s efforts in reversing Labor’s ban on uranium exports as the two leaders gave the go-ahead to start negotiations on a nuclear safeguards agreement….. Ms Gillard said last night that formal negotiations on a nuclear safeguards agreement, which would allow Australian uranium to be exported to India, “can begin now”. But she has made it clear that it will take a year or two, at least, for any agreement to be finalised, and for exports to begin.

India’s nuclear industry has been fiercely criticised by the country’s auditor-general, who found it was dangerously unsafe, disorganised, and, in many cases, completely unregulated….


October 19, 2012 - Posted by | General News

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