Egypt looks to nuclear future as Dabaa construction starts


Issue 464 - 10 Jul 2022 - By John Hamilton

Cairo has not budged on its commitment to Rosatom and the Dabaa nuclear project, regardless of international sanctions and other western attempts to diplomatically and financially isolate Russia over Ukraine. Construction has begun in earnest at Dabaa, which says much about the underlying strength of Cairo-Moscow relations, but the project’s real drivers are domestic and regional, writes John Hamilton.

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