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The Russian nuclear agency, Rosatom, will build two nuclear reactors in South Africa as part of a nuclear medicine deal, but still holds out hope for the mega nuclear deal which President Cyril Ramaphosa has put on ice. Russian President Vladimir Putin reminded Ramaphosa on Thursday about the inter-government deal on nuclear the two nations had signed in September 2014 in Vienna and Rosatom's CEO for central and southern Africa, Dmitry Shornikov, told Business Times: "We do still believe that nuclear has an important role to play in the country's energy mix and its future economic development. "We remain ready to provide a proposal should a nuclear energy procurement programme arise in the country. We are proud of our world-class generation III+ technology and are confident of our offer." Shornikov said Rosatom had not officially been told that the governing ANC had cancelled the request for information on a massive nuclear reactor procurement it put out in December 2016, which was ...

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