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US concerned over "weaponisation" of critical minerals

The US is concerned that supplies of critical minerals are vulnerable to “manipulation” and “weaponization” in the same way that Moscow has used Europe’s dependence on Russian gas and oil to its advantage in the Ukraine conflict.

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Lynas supplies rare earths

Washington is working to curb its reliance on imports of critical minerals, that includes lithium, cobalt and nickel, primarily from China and Russia.