Kazakhstan to Supply Uranium to India?

by Joshua Foust on 12/20/2008

Several agencies are reporting that Kazakhstan will supply uranium for India’s nuclear power plants. The deal, which involves transporting so-called “yellow cake” uranium from Kazatomprom stores to India, will be discussed during President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s upcoming visit to India.

Previous Registan.net discussion of Kazakhstan’s nuclear industry:
Kazakhstan wants a piece of Westinghouse
Opposition to Kazatomprom-Westinghouse deal
Russia’s World Bank for Uranium
Is Kazatomprom dominating the global nuclear energy industry?
Did Kazakhstan give the election to Obama?

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Joshua Foust is a Fellow at the American Security Project and the author of Afghanistan Journal: Selections from Registan.net. His research focuses primarily on Central and South Asia. Joshua is a correspondent for The Atlantic and a columnist for PBS Need to Know. Joshua appears regularly on the BBC World News, Aljazeera, and international public radio. Joshua's writing has appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review, Foreign Policy’s AfPak Channel, the New York Times, Reuters, and the Christian Science Monitor. Follow him on twitter: @joshuafoust

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