South Korea (AP)—President Barack Obama says the United States and
several European countries have struck an agreement meant to sustain the
supply of lifesaving isotopes without the use of highly enriched
isotopes are used to treat cancer and heart disease worldwide.
Scientists have been working on using low enriched uranium because
highly enriched uranium can be used to create nuclear bombs.
announced the agreement on Monday during a nuclear security summit in
Seoul. The other countries are Belgium, France and the Netherlands.
World leaders are in Seoul to seek ways to improve nuclear security.
International Panel on Fissile Materials
Source: The Associated Press