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Turkey Signs Nuclear Trade Accord with South Korea
Turkey and South Korea signed a memorandum of understanding today that permits collaboration on a wide range of atomic energy activities, the Korea Herald reported (see GSN, June 8).
The memorandum makes it more likely that Seoul would be selected by Turkey to construct nuclear energy reactors in the country. The document calls for further talks on an official bilateral agreement that would contain specifics about the future atomic plant. Should a formal agreement between the two nations be reached, a private commercial deal could be sealed late next year, South Korean officials said.
South Korean Knowledge Economy Minister Choi Kyung-hwan signed the accord with his Turkish counterpart, Taner Yildiz, during a summit meeting in Seoul of leaders of the two nations (Cho Chung-un, Korea Herald, June 15).
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A fact sheet on current and projected costs of maintaining the U.S. nuclear deterrent, produced by the Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
July 18, 2013
The submarine proliferation resource collection is designed to highlight global trends in the sale and acquisition of diesel- and nuclear-powered submarines. It is structured on a country-by-country basis, with each country profile consisting of information on capabilities, imports and exports.
This article provides an overview of South Korea’s historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.