Jordan, Czech Republic Conclude Agreement on Nuclear Energy
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Mon, 2017-08-28
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On August 22, 2017, the Prime Ministers of Jordan and the Czech Republic signed a Cooperation Agreement in Prague on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. In accordance with the Agreement, Jordan and the Czech Republic will cooperate in mining uranium and extracting phosphate, in addition to generating electricity and desalinating water. Both countries will also cooperate in using nuclear power in various fields such as agriculture, biology, geology and medicine. Under an agreement with Russia, Jordan has initiated plans to build a power plant with two nuclear reactors, each with a capacity of 1,000 megawatts, which are expected to be operational by 2025.

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