In May 2015 President Barack Obama defended the nuclear deal with Iran as the only possibility to avert a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.
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In June Saudi Arabia inked a deal with France to build two nuclear reactors.
Saudi Arabia holds the second largest oil reserves in the world.
This week the United Arab Emirates signed a deal with Russia to supply the country with enriched uranium needed for the UAE’s nuclear power plant.
This comes one month after Democrats approved Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran.