President Donald Trump asked senior advisers last Thursday about potential options for attacking Iran's main nuclear site, US media report. The advisers warned him that military action could spark a broader conflict, officials were cited as saying.
A representative from the Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines said this weekend that the country is ready to start mining uranium in the southern Puno region. During a workshop on uranium mining targeted at public service personnel, Martha Vásquez, head of the Mining Management Division at the ministry, said that the country is well-equipped to responsibly exploit the radioactive mineral.
Argentina's government said Wednesday that in five weeks it will restart operations at an enriched uranium plant as part of a peaceful pursuit of nuclear energy.
China’s scramble to secure long-term uranium supplies to support the rapid expansion of its nuclear power industry has led the state-owned CGNPC Uranium to make a 1.23 billion US dollars takeover bid for London-listed Kalahari Minerals.
Brazil will be ready to control the whole industrial cycle of uranium processing, from extraction of the radioactive mineral to its final conversion into fuel, in large volumes, by the end of the year, according to military sources.