Sudan, Russia to sign accord to develop nuclear power

Sudan, Russia to sign accord to develop nuclear power

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Sudan will sign a “road map” with Russia to build nuclear power stations during a visit to Moscow by Khartoum’s electricity minister.

State news agency Suna reported this on Monday saying Water Resources, Irrigation, and Electricity Minister Moataz Mousa would meet the head of Russia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom.

Mousa who left Khartoum on Monday.

The trip comes four months after Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin he wanted to discuss nuclear power cooperation with Russia.

Suna quoted a spokesman for the ministry as saying the two sides would sign several memorandums of understanding including the road map “to implement a plan to develop nuclear (power) stations”.

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