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Kuwait fears radiation from Iran’s nuclear plant

Equipment to detect radiation levels in air, water, soil and food samples has been provided to Kuwaiti laboratories

Kuwait unveils plan to tackle possible radiation accidents, The National Newspaper, James Calderwood,   August 29. 2010 KUWAIT CITY  Kuwait’s ministry of health has announced a plan to deal with accidents involving radioactive pollution, one week after Kuwaiti officials expressed concern with the proximity of Iran’s new nuclear plant..

…“It includes draft emergency measures for each state department to follow in case of accidents involving nuclear radiation,” Mr al Asfour said. “A network consisting of 15 fixed and two mobile detection stations has been put in place nationwide to gauge the levels of radiation in the border areas as well as the residential areas.”
Equipment to detect radiation levels in air, water, soil and food samples has been provided to Kuwaiti laboratories, Mr al Asfour said,…..
The United States has expressed concern about Russia’s co-operation with Iran to build the Bushehr power plant in the past and suspects Iran is pursuing an atomic energy programme to obtain nuclear weapons.

Kuwait unveils plan to tackle possible radiation accidents – The National Newspaper

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