Nuclear energy in Tunisia
Tunisia was evaluating the possibility of building a 600 MWe nuclear plant. In December 2006, a cooperation agreement on peaceful use of nuclear energy was signed with France, focused on nuclear power and desalination. It was supposed to account for 20% of Tunisia's power needs. 
In June 2015, Tunisia signed a MOU with Russia. Rosatom said ""For the first time in the history of Russian-Tunisian relations, this document has laid the legal foundation for interaction between Russia and Tunisia in nuclear energy, covering a broad range of topics," Rostom said these include : support in the development of nuclear energy infrastructure in Tunisia; fundamental and applied research; the design, construction and operation of nuclear power plants and research reactors; the production and use of radioisotopes in industry, medicine and agriculture; radioactive waste management; the training of specialists in nuclear physics and nuclear energy 
The plan is for nuclear power to replace gas. Nuclear could generate 13% of power by 2023. 
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