Washington offered to build a nuclear plant on a neighboring country[/rtl]
[rtl]Editorial date:: 2019/2/19 23:59 • 838 times read[/rtl]
The report pointed out that the members of the US National Security Council and other senior officials in the White House objected to the discussions of the US administration with the authorities of the Kingdom, which began in 2017.
The report pointed out that the effort to promote sales of nuclear, continuing under the leadership of retired General Michael Flynn, He served briefly as a national security adviser, referring to discussions in the Oval Office recently, last week.
The report, prepared by Democratic Rep. Elijah Kamings, chairman of the Congressional Oversight and Reform Committee, is based on documents obtained from some officials and insiders within the White House, whose names have not been disclosed.
In contrast, members of the Republican Party objected to the report, stressing that they did not receive any copy of it before the presentation, and did not have the opportunity to assess it fully.
According to the Cummings report, one of the manufacturers of power plants, Westinghouse Electric, is likely to provide the Kingdom with the technology if consultations are completed between the two sides.
In a report released last December, the Saudi Gazette said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has witnessed a significant increase in electricity consumption, pointing out that to meet the increasing demand for energy in response to economic growth, Saudi Arabia is turning to nuclear energy to diversify production and generate electricity on the one hand and reduce reliance on Fossil fuels on the other.
The kingdom plans to build two large nuclear reactors under the program to build 16 nuclear reactors over the next 20 years at a cost of more than $ 80 billion.
Saudi Arabia, South Korea, France, the United States and Russia have applied to participate in the construction of nuclear reactors in the Kingdom, which is expected to start at the time Early 2019 after conducting semi-annual engineering surveys to build a nuclear power plant
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