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Get the Facts on Algeria

  • France carried out seventeen nuclear tests in the Algerian desert between 1960 and 1966.
  • Algiers plans to have its first civilian nuclear power plant in operation by 2020.
  • Joined the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC) in 2001.