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Egypt says Russia to help revive nuclear program
| Mon Apr 22, 2013 11:53am EDT
| (Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; Writing by Asma Alsharif; Editing by Tom Perry and Alison Williams)
Posted on 04/22/2013 11:09:57 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Russia will help Egypt develop its nuclear power program, Trade and Industry Minister Hatem Saleh said on Monday, signaling that the Islamist-led state will press ahead with its quest for atomic energy.
Egypt froze its nuclear program after the 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, but in 2006, the government of deposed President Hosni Mubarak announced it would revive the program.
Mursi met Russian President Vladimir Putin last week during an official visit to Russia. Saleh denied that Egypt had sought financial support from Russia to ease a severe economic crisis, which saw its foreign reserves drop to a critical low of $13.4 billion in March, less than three months worth of imports.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: egypt; elbaradeibomb; iaeabomb; ikhwanbomb; jihad; nuclear; rop
Pooty-poot helping the terrorists again even after claiming to offer cooperation to the USA to fight them.
posted on 04/22/2013 11:09:58 PM PDT
When will Pooty-Poot return to Libya? That should be coming up (just a guess, though).
posted on 04/22/2013 11:15:07 PM PDT
This was easily predictable.
posted on 04/22/2013 11:44:37 PM PDT
(You Must be Hated by Evil.)
Time for us to drop Egypt as they go back to their old allies—Look to see Egypt buying German subs and tanks. And making SU-35s the core of their air force.
posted on 04/23/2013 4:19:32 AM PDT
(How many more children must die on the alter of "gun free zones"?)
To: Forward the Light Brigade
And maybe the first nuke that goes off on Russian soil will be of Egyptian origin.
posted on 04/23/2013 4:22:31 AM PDT
(Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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