Skip to comments.Egypt says Russia to help revive nuclear program
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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This was easily predictable.
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.
Hope and change....
And maybe the first nuke that goes off on Russian soil will be of Egyptian origin.
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