South Africa and France in talks to sign nuclear pact

South Africa, which plans a multi-billion dollar nuclear energy build, will sign a nuclear cooperation agreement with France, the government said Friday.

The announcement comes shortly after a similar pact with Russia provoked a political storm when a statement appeared to suggest Moscow’s Rosatom had already been chosen to develop eight nuclear reactors worth up to $50 billion.

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