MAPW urges against uranium sales to UAE

MAPW has presented a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties against the sale of uranium to the United Arab Emirates.

MAPW Vice President Dr Margaret Beavis, who prepared the submission, has said that "MAPW believes the sale of uranium to the UAE in not in Australia‚Äôs national interest". The full text of the submission can be read here.

Dave Sweeney from the Australian Conservation Foundation had an opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald on Monday 13 May condemning the proposal.