Australia-India uranium export deal imminent, PM Tony Abbott says

September 3, 2014 1:01 PM

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CANBERRA, Australia -- Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that he will sign a uranium export deal with India for peaceful power generation this week, but added that exports of the nuclear fuel to Russia have been banned until further notice.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott told Parliament he would sign a nuclear co-operation agreement with newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a three-day visit to Mumbai and New Delhi which officially starts Thursday.

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