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MYANMAR TO BUILD NUCLEAR RESERCH REACTOR

YANGON, Jan 22: The military regime in Myanmar is planning to build a nuclear research reactor and is in negotiations with Russia over the facility, Deputy Foreign Minister Khin Maung Win has confirmed, report AFP.
In a statement issued late Monday, Khin Maung Win said the junta had informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA ) of its intention to construct the reactor which would be used " for peaceful purposes" .
" The Myanmar government is striving to acquire modern technology in all fields, including maritime, aerospace, medical and nuclear," he said in the statement.#

Source: Bangladesh Independent