Terrorists captured some nuclear material in Iraq

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xperts of the International Atomic Energy Agency based in Vienna did not believe however that the material could be fashioned into a weapon, according to the Agency’s spokeswoman Gill Tudor. They appreciated that the small amounts of uranium aren’t enriched or weapons-grade, prompting only minimal concern. But “any loss of regulatory control over nuclear and other radioactive materials is a cause for concern” he also said. The U.S. did not see this as a threat.“Whatever material was kept there is pretty old and not likely to be able to be accessed or used against anyone right now,” U.S. Defense Department spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby told to the media.

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