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Chinese ambassador signs Golden Book

-Véronique Marfaing

Looking at the promising future of fusion as an energy source: the Chinese Ambassador to France, Mr. Kong Quan. (Click to view larger version...)
Looking at the promising future of fusion as an energy source: the Chinese Ambassador to France, Mr. Kong Quan.
To prepare for the future visit of high representatives from China to France, his Excellency Mr. KONG Quan, Chinese Ambassador to France, visited ITER on 25 May. His Excellency said he was "impressed by the development of the ITER Project" and very interested in the promising future of fusion as an energy source. His wishes for ITER's success are now "engraved" in ITER's Golden Book.


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