Friday, 19 June 2015 - 19:07
Saudi Arabia and Russia sign nuclear power cooperation deal
Saudi Arabia and Russia have signed an agreement to cooperate on nuclear energy development.
Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV, citing unnamed sources, said the kingdom planned to build 16 nuclear reactors in which Russia would play a significant role in operating them.
The Saudi atomic and renewable energy body has already signed nuclear cooperation deals with countries able to build reactors, including the United States, France, Russia, South Korea, China and Argentina.