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Egypt: Cairo and Moscow close to nuclear agreement

Electricity minister Mohamed Shaker met President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on 8 February to review the final details of the proposed contract with Rosatom to build a 4.8GW nuclear power plant on the Mediterranean coast at Dabaa, in Marsa Matrouh governorate. While both sides are issuing optimistic statements about an imminent agreement, two strict reporting bans have suggested that other facts about the development have yet to appear in the public domain.

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