Event #905 Britain refuses final part of Israeli 25-ton order for heavy water Date: Mar 1961
In March 1961, the UKAEA (the British Atomic Energy Authority) told the Norwegians they thought it was unlikely Israel could have the outstanding five tons of their 25-ton order , although the deal was commercially "attractive". This was, wrote David Peirson (secretary of the UKAEA), because of "the political sensitivity of Israel's nuclear activities".
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