Biden approves US-Philippines nuclear cooperation deal

Source: United Press International

“President Joe Biden on Thursday signed off on a cooperation agreement with the Philippines that would promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy. The deal will be signed during Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s San Francisco visit this week during the ongoing Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. … The 123 agreement, named after Section 123 of the U.S. Atomic Energy Act of 1954, is a binding cooperation between the two nations on use of peaceful nuclear energy.” (11/16/23)