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Libya Converted Small Amount of Plutonium

Libya used technology and know-how acquired on the black market to process uranium into a small amount of plutonium, the U.N. nuclear watchdog said Friday. Diplomats citing a report from the International Atomic Energy Agency said the country was able to “separate a small amount of plutonium.” The report did not specify the amount, but it appeared to be less than the approximate 7 pounds required to make a nuclear bomb. The confidential report also said Libya “imported nuclear material and conducted a wide variety of nuclear activities which it had failed to report” to the IAEA as required by agreements with the agency, diplomats told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Full Story

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