Japan and Jordan Reach Terms for Nuclear Energy Pact

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Nuclear Energy

Tokyo -- Japanese and Jordanian negotiators, meeting in Amman, are said to have reached a basic agreement on the terms of a bilateral nuclear energy pact, according to the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC).

The same issue had been a major topic of discussion during King Abdullah II's April visit to Japan.

The proposed Jordanian reactor is expected to utilize technology held by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and the French firm Areva.

The agreement will become effective, however, only ...

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