China, US pact on checking illegal nuke trade inked

Beijing, Nov 20 | Updated: Nov 21 2005, 05:30am hrs
China, which is often accused of shipping nuclear and sensitive technology to countries like Iran and Pakistan, has inked an agreement with the United States to prevent illegal trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive material. Representatives from Chinas general administration of customs and general administration of quality supervision, inspection and quarantine and the US department of energy signed the MoU here on Saturday.