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Armenia, Russia Set Up Uranium Venture
April 22, 2008, 10:28 pm
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YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–The Armenian and Russian governments set up on Tuesday a joint venture that will explore and possibly develop Armenia’s untapped uranium reserves concentrated in the southeastern Syunik region.

“The new joint venture will explore and ascertain our uranium reserves,” Armenian Environment Minister Aram Harutiunian said after signing a relevant agreement in Yerevan with Russia’s state-owned Atomredmetzoloto company, which mines and processes uranium.

Full Article at Asbarez


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