The burnt remains of a village on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Nigeria, on December 17, 2018, after Boko Haram fighters set fire to homes. The US and China recently collaborated on the removal of weapons-grade uranium from Nigeria, in part because of the concern that the materials were vulnerable to a terrorist attack. Photo: AFP

US and China join forces to keep nuclear material from Nigeria out of the hands of terrorists

  • The mission, which included cooperation from six nations, moved highly enriched uranium from a reactor in the state of Kaduna
  • The reactor was believed to be a possible target of terrorist groups
Topic |   US-China relations

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The burnt remains of a village on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Nigeria, on December 17, 2018, after Boko Haram fighters set fire to homes. The US and China recently collaborated on the removal of weapons-grade uranium from Nigeria, in part because of the concern that the materials were vulnerable to a terrorist attack. Photo: AFP
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