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Japanese gov’t approves nuclear agreements with Turkey, UAE

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Japan’s House of Representatives passed two nuclear agreements with Turkey and the United Arab Emirates that would allow Japan to export nuclear infrastructure to both countries.

According to Kyodo News International, the pacts will not begin until early May. They provide a legal framework for the peaceful use and transfer of nuclear technologies and equipment, the article said.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe signed the deals in May 2013, and the government sought parliamentary approval during the Diet session last fall, the article said. But the Diet did not make a decision and carried the deliberations to the current 150-day regular session, which started Jan. 24.

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