TITLE

France sets off a world of protests

PUB. DATE
September 1995
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;9/18/95, Vol. 119 Issue 11, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that dozens of nations, including the United States, protested when France ended a three-year moratorium on nuclear testing. Explosion of a 20-kiloton device in the Pacific in September 1995; Plans to have more underground blasts at the Mururoa atoll site; Expected to complete testing in June 1996.
ACCESSION #
9509287610

 

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