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Chile (Enriched Uranium)

Volume 33: debated on Monday 6 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy what recent agreements have been reached concerning the supply of enriched uranium to Chile; and what safeguards apply.

In September of this year the United Kingdom and Chile exchanged notes on the assurances required in fulfilment of the United Kingdom's obligations to the Nuclear Suppliers Group to cover the supply of enriched fuel to Chile. The fuel will be subject to safeguards under an agreement between the IAEA and Chile which was approved by the IAEA's board of Governors in September. The UKAEA has now concluded a contract to supply this fuel to the Atomic Energy Commission of Chile.