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Royal recognition for Jordan's nuclear program

Nuclear Policies

02 February 2016

Jordan_IAG_Feb_2016_(RHC)_48King Abdullah II of Jordan has stressed the importance of moving ahead with the country's plans for nuclear energy, calling for Jordan to become a role model for the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Russia and Jordan agree $10 billion construction project

New Nuclear

25 March 2015

Russia and Jordan have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction and operation of the Middle Eastern country's first nuclear power plant. The document was signed yesterday by Sergey Kirienko, Rosatom director general and Khaled Toukan, chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission.

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.

Australian training for Jordan research reactor team

New Nuclear

08 December 2015

JAEC_trainees _at_Ansto_(Ansto)_48Engineers from the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission have received training from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization ahead of the start-up of Jordan's first research reactor.

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.