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Czech Republic and Jordan agree to cooperate in nuclear power

New Nuclear

11 February 2015

The Czech Republic and Jordan have agreed to cooperate in the peaceful development of nuclear power with the signing of a memorandum of understanding during Czech President Miloš Zeman's visit to the Middle Eastern country.

IAEA praises Jordanian progress

Nuclear Policies

18 August 2014

Jordan has made "notable progress" in developing its nuclear infrastructure, a mission led by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has found. The team made several recommendations to the country for developing this further.

Jordan selects its nuclear technology

New Nuclear

29 October 2013

Russia has been selected as the preferred bidder to supply Jordan with its first nuclear power plant. The initial reactor of the two-unit plant is expected to start operating in 2020.

Jordan, Russia sign project development agreement

New Nuclear

23 September 2014

Russia expects that within two years it will receive a contract to construct Jordan's first nuclear power plant following the signing of a project development agreement.

Saudi Arabia-Jordan agree to cooperate

Nuclear Policies

23 January 2014

Jordan-Saudi Arabia cooperation agreement (Petra)_48The nuclear agencies of Saudi Arabia and Jordan have signed a cooperation agreement that will see the neighbouring countries work together to advance their energy projects.

Go-ahead for Jordanian research reactor

New Nuclear

20 August 2013

Permission has been granted to begin construction of Jordan's first nuclear reactor. Operating from 2016, the research reactor should become a focal point for the country's nuclear education and training.