China, France sign nuclear cooperation deal

April 22nd, 2009 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS  

Beijing, April 22 (Xinhua) China and France have signed an agreement to extend their cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear power.
The three-year agreement, which was signed Tuesday by the heads of the China Atomic Energy Authority (CAEA) and the French Atomic Energy Commission, is the 10th agreement of its kind between the two nations.

The pact includes efforts in radioactive waste treatment, controllable nuclear fusion and personnel training.

China and France had signed their first nuclear cooperation agreement in 1982.

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