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Iran has struck a secret deal with Zimbabwe to mine its untapped uranium reserves in a move to secure raw material for its steadily expanding nuclear programme.
In return for supplying oil, which Zimbabwe desperately needs to keep its faltering economy moving, Iran has been promised access to potentially huge deposits of uranium ore – which can be converted into the basic fuel for nuclear power or enriched to make a nuclear bomb.
Originally posted by Sean48
reply to post by grantbeed
I call B.S. on this
Iran can get all the Uranium they need from Russia.
This is more MSM crap to pump un the Evil Iranian's.
Kanyemba uranium-vanadium mine project exploration completed
Size: 1800 tonnes U
Ore grade: 0.6% U
* Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC)
It has been known for many years that uranium deposits lie in the Zambezi river valley in northern Zimbabwe. But mining experts in Harare say these were not thought to be large enough to support a viable mine.
Among the countries believed involved were China, Russia, South Africa and Namibia, the paper said.
14:18 Zimbabwe says no uranium mining deal with Iran (Reuters)