TITLE

China assisting Jordan with February launch of its first nuclear reactor

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
East-Asia-Intel Reports;12/15/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that China is secretly assisting Jordan with the launch of its first nuclear reactor expected to be functional in February 2011. The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission was working with contractors to launch the Hashemite kingdom's first nuclear site, said to be a uranium-fueled sub-critical assembly. Jordan is procuring two nuclear reactors meant to be located in the southern desert. The country is planning to use the facilities for the production of nuclear fuel.
ACCESSION #
57232401

 

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