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Saudi Arabia to sign contracts for two nuclear reactors in 2018 -energy minister

  • Dec 21, 2017
  • Zawya

RIYADH - Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Wednesday that he expected to sign contracts to build two nuclear reactors by the end of 2018.

Falih, speaking at a news conference in Riyadh, also said Saudi Arabia's Jizan oil refinery would start operations by the end of next year.

(Reporting By Rania El Gamal and Katie Paul; Writing by Aziz El Yaakoubi; Editing by Andrew Torchia) (([email protected]; +971552994086)(;))

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