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Iran and China want cooperation to build small and medium-sized nuclear reactors

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Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization and his Chinese counterpart, Zhang Kijian, have expressed their country’s desire to cooperate in the construction of small and medium-size nuclear reactors.

This came at the meeting of Salehi with his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of the 62nd session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna.

Salehi said Iran wanted to use small and medium reactors rather than large reactors against the backdrop of the country’s climatic conditions.

He stressed that the project to modernize the research reactor “Khandab” (Arak) research goes well and that Iran welcomes the influential Chinese cooperation in this regard.

For his part, the head of the Chinese Atomic Energy Agency, “Zhang Kijian,” that cooperation in the field of small and medium reactors and all other fields is a real desire of the Iranian and Chinese sides.

China’s role in Israel’s artificial Gaza island project

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Yisrael Katz, Israeli Minister of Transport, has long had proposed his brainchild project to create an artificial island off the coast of Gaza Strip. But in recent years, his idea has become highlighted as almost all the Israeli officials are rooting for the project, except Prime Minister Netanyahu. Keep Reading

Trump says military action against North Korea is an open possibility

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President Donald Trump did not rule out the possibility of military action against North Korea, if the country pursues its nuclear weapons program.

In an interview with CBS News’s John Dickerson Trump said he would not be pleased if North Korea takes that step.
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China Bans ‘Muhammad’ as Baby Name

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In response to unrest in the predominantly Muslim portions of far western China, Beijing has banned baby names that refer to the name of the prophet of Islam.
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North Korea ‘can sink US aircraft carrier in one strike’

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North Korea says it has the military power to sink an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier that is approaching waters off the Korean Peninsula in “one strike.”

The US has deployed a strike group, including the large USS Carl Vinson carrier, to the Korean Peninsula in what is intended to be a show of force amid North Korea’s advancing missile and military nuclear programs.

The US carrier will reach the peninsula by the end of April, according to US defense officials.
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