Japan, Kazakhstan to share nuclear technology, resources


The Takahama Nuclear Power Plant in Fukui Prefecture, western Japan, August 11, 2004.

Central Asia too small for two nuclear heavyweights

ASTANA - During his Central Asian tour last summer, Japan’s Prime-Minister Shinzō Abe visited Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. He was accompanied by the heads of a 100 Japanese companies seeking to discuss business opportunities with their Central Asian counterparts.

The focus of the discussions around expanding the cooperation with the Central Asian countries was on technologies in exchange for resources.

Kazakhstan is Japan’s largest trade and economic partner in Central Asia. K...

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