News News
Contact us
  • Customer service number:64321087
  • Commercial service telephone:13918059423
  • Technical service telephone:13918059423
  • Contact person: Mr. Cui 
  • Service email:shxtb@163.com
  • Address: room 107, building 8, no. 100, guilin road, xuhui district, Shanghai

NATO strikes deal with Australia on rare earth minerals used in advanced military technologies

The date of: 2019-08-09
viewed: 3

source:Xinhua


SYDNEY, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has struck a deal with Australia on rare earth minerals used in secretive advanced military technologies.

Departing Australia on Thursday after a two-day visit to Down Under, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg signed the agreement with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Foreign Minister Marise Payne in Sydney on Wednesday.

Speaking at a Lowy Institute forum, Stoltenberg said the relationship between Australia and NATO is particularly important for security as new global challenges are continuing to emerge.

While exact details of the rare earth arrangement were not revealed, Stoltenberg did confirm that he was optimistic about a peace deal in Afghanistan despite a huge bomb blast in the country one day prior to his arrival that killed at least 14 people and wounded 150 more.

'There are many problems in Afghanistan, we see continued violence, we see instability, many challenges, but we have also seen important progress,' he said, adding that the country was no longer a safe haven for international terrorism, and had made progress in areas like education for women.

'We are closer to a peace deal now than ever before... What is important is that we preserve the gains we have made,' Stoltenberg added.



Hot News / Related to recommend
  • 2024 - 07 - 19
    Click on the number of times: 0
    source: Purdue UniversityPurdue University engineers have developed a patent-pending method to synthesize high-quality, layered perovskite nanowires with large aspect ratios and tunable organic-inorga...
  • 2024 - 07 - 18
    Click on the number of times: 0
    source:Innovation newsnetworkThe Analysis Center is developing innovative new materials-characterisation technology and expanding the suite of analytical techniques available regionally to support REE...
  • 2024 - 07 - 17
    Click on the number of times: 1
    source: Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryThe element actinium was first discovered at the turn of the 20th century, but even now, nearly 125 years later, researchers still don't have a good gr...
  • 2024 - 07 - 17
    Click on the number of times: 0
    source:Songshan Lake Materials LaboratoryResearchers at Songshan Lake Materials Laboratory have made significant advances in sodium-ion battery (SIB) technology by improving cycling performance of the...
  • Copyright ©Copyright 2018 2020 Shanghai rare earth association All Rights Reserved Shanghai ICP NO.2020034223
    the host:Shanghai Association of Rare Earth the guide:Shanghai Development and Application Office of Rare Earth the organizer:Shanghai rare earth industry promotion center
    犀牛云提供云计算服务