Israel ‘ready’ to share nuclear technology with Morocco

The Israeli authorities say they are ready to make their nuclear technology available to Arab countries that have normalized their relations with the Jewish state, among which is Morocco. This was announced on Wednesday by the director general of the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission (IAEC), Moshe Edri.

This declaration was made within the framework of the 66ᵉ General Conference of the International Energy Agency held in Vienna. Moshe Edri claimed that this is another turning point in relations between Israel and Arab countries such as Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain which have agreed to sign a peace treaty with the Jewish state, explains a press release published by the IAEC.

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By saying it is “ready” to share its nuclear technology, Israel intends to further strengthen the various cooperation agreements signed with these countries since they decided to restore their relations. In his speech, the director general of the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission hopes that the normalization agreements signed in 2020 with Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain “will pave the way for meaningful direct dialogue in the region, including in nuclear forums”, emphasizing that this new cooperation will be placed under the aegis of the IAEA.

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