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Pakistan demands equal treatment on uranium via AM

TONY EASTLEY: The ALP’s decision to overturn the ban on selling uranium to India has drawn a strong reaction from its neighbour, Pakistan.

Pakistan’s high commissioner to Australia Abdul Malik Abdullah says if Australia is willing to export uranium to India then it should be open to selling it to Pakistan as well.

He says it would be discriminatory for the Government to refuse any future requests for uranium from Pakistan.

The high commissioner is speaking to our reporter Stephen Dziedzic.

ABDUL MALIK ABDULLAH: To me the position that Australia had taken earlier on had put Australia at a high moral ground. Now if after ALP’s decision if the Australian Government is going to change the policy, all we would like to have is an equitable and non-discriminatory decision.

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