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Saudi Arabia, South Korea Sign Atomic Pact

Saudi Arabia is set to collaborate with South Korea on civilian atomic energy initiatives under a newly inked deal announced by Riyadh on Tuesday, Reuters reported (see GSN, Nov. 3).

The agreement enables the sides to carry out joint efforts related to constructing atomic energy and scientific nuclear sites, preparing personnel, preventing accidents, handling waste and other matters, King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy said in a release. The Saudi government has entered similar pacts with Argentina and France.

Saudi Arabia earlier this year indicated it aims over the next two decades to construct 16 nuclear reactors (see GSN, June 2; Reem Shamseddine, Reuters, Nov. 15).

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