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Saudi Arabia Accused of Advancing Nuclear Weapons Program With Chinese Help

HeadlineAug 06, 2020

In Hiroshima, Japan, a temple bell tolled at 8:15 am today to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the world’s first nuclear attack by the United States.

Meanwhile U.S. intelligence officials said Wednesday that Saudi Arabia has partnered with China to build a secret nuclear facility to extract uranium yellowcake from uranium ore. Such a move would represent a major step by Saudi Arabia toward the construction of a nuclear weapon.

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