Jordan, UK to ink agreement on nuclear cooperation with peace purposes

Other News Materials 18 June 2009 17:11 (UTC +04:00)

On June 22, Jordan and the United Kingdom will sign an agreement on cooperation in the field of peaceful atomic energy, Arabic newspaper Al-Bayan reported.

The agreement will be signed during the visit of King II Abdullah of Jordan to the UK on June 22.

The agreement on cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear energy for 30 years was developed by the two countries' foreign ministries for two years. According to the representative of Jordan at the IAEA, the agreement aims to strengthen cooperation in agriculture and use of nuclear power plants to generate energy.

Jordan has such agreements with France, China, Russia, Japan and South Korea.