"Brazil's on-going nuclear program lends proof that the use of diplomacy to assure a country's peaceful intentions, remain an essential thread to the survival of humanity."
would become essential...The time is now."-M.B.
"If you can enrich to 5 percent, you're decades away from enriching to 90 percent," Odair Dias Goncalves, president"To further elaborate"....
of the Brazilian Nuclear Energy Commission, explains. "You need a whole new technology that we don't have."
Brazil says its plant will be capable of enriching natural uranium to less than 5 percent uranium-235, (an isotope needed to fuel its two reactors)...
Warheads need ore that has been enriched to 95 percent uranium-235, a material..Brazil says it can't and won't produce.
Brazil doesn't cheat on the Nonproliferation Treaty and does not exist in an area of high tension. In fact, it is safe to say that Brazil has NEVER been in a war (unless, you count 1870.) Brazil essentially has NO geopolitical enemies! (Wish I could say that of the United States.)
Brazil hasn't threatened to remove any country, and its peaceful constitution bans the military use of nuclear energy.
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