Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Nuclear Issues: France offers to help Saudi Arabia develop civilian nuclear energy

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has offered help to Saudi Arabia to develop civilian nuclear energy. A civil nuclear cooperation agreement which could lead to the sale of French atomic energy technology to Saudi Arabia.

"A deal could be completed soon," French Economy Minister Christine Lagarde said adding: "The talks have progressed well." According to officials the agreement could be completed and signed by the end of 2009.
Published by Mike Hitchen, Mike Hitchen Consulting
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