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Pakistan in ‘French nuclear deal’

France and Pakistan have agreed to co-operate on civilian nuclear power, officials said, with Islamabad calling the move a “significant development”.

But there is confusion over the deal reached by French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his Pakistani counterpart.

Pakistani officials said Mr Sarkozy had undertaken to supply Pakistan with “civilian nuclear technology”.

But the Elysee Palace said France had agreed only to co-operate in the field of “nuclear safety”. Continue reading

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