Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Nuclear Issues: U.S. and Bahrain sign nuclear cooperation agreement

The US State Department has announced the United States and Bahrain have signed an agreement to cooperate in the development and sharing of nuclear energy technology.

The US State Department said. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Foreign Minister Sheik Khalid signed the agreement. the State Department said the agreement highlights Bahrain's commitment as a model nation in the Middle East on nuclear issues in contrast to Iran.

Under the MoU, Bahrain will acquire fuel through existing international markets and not seek to develop it on its own.