Friday, 1 May 2009
Tunisia latest country to receive French nuclear technology
According to a report in Reuters, France and Tunisia have concluded a nuclear cooperation pact together with an 80 million euro aid package for Tunisia. The deal, which will help Tunisia develop civil nuclear technology, is accompanied by agreements on industrial cooperation and transport. France, who previously struck similar energy deals with Algeria, Libya and Morocco, will help Tunisia develop its first nuclear power station by 2020.