China’s record on nuclear non-proliferation should ring alarm bells

Harsher regime than for the US: The move means China’s use of
Australian uranium will face tougher inspections than those faced by
the US, which takes almost 40 per cent of this country’s exported
uranium.

Rogues gallery of customers: China is believed to have breached
the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in 1992 through its dealings with
Pakistan when it also constructed that country’s unsafeguarded Khushab
reactor. “China has been a major supplier of nuclear technology to
Pakistan, Iran, North Korea and Libya,” Medical Association for the
Prevention of War spokesman Tilman Ruff said.

The Australian, 4/4/2006

Source: Erisk Net  

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