20 February 2019

China to sell two nuclear reactors to Pakistan, WSJ says

Pakistan will buy two large nuclear power reactors from longtime ally China in a US $9.1 billion deal that has raised concern in Washington that Beijing is overstepping international rules on transferring nuclear technology, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing Pakistani officials. The deal was signed quietly signed around the middle of the year and closed in early July. The reactors covered by the deal would be technologically advanced and built outside the main port city of Karachi, the report said. 

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