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US Voices No Objection To Jordan’s Plan For Nuclear Program January 19, 2007

Posted by notapundit in US News.

WASHINGTON (AP)–The State Department indicated Friday that it had no objection to a plan by Jordan to develop a nuclear program for peaceful purposes.

Deputy spokesman Tom Casey, without mentioning Jordan by name, said every country that adheres strictly to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty “has the right to develop civilian nuclear power for the benefit of their people.”

Casey commented in response to a disclosure by King Abdullah II that his government has been discussing with western countries a plan to develop a civilian nuclear capability.


1. Qwaider Planet - January 20, 2007

A nuclear energy program?

King Abdullah has told Haaretz newspaper that Jordan is considering starting a peaceful nuclear energy

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