Argentina and the United States signed an agreement Friday to exchange safety information on experimental and commercial nuclear reactors.

The agreement allows Argentina, the only Latin American country besides Brazil believed to have the capability to build a nuclear weapon, and the United States to share information on the operations of reactors, according to a statement released by the Argentine Foreign Ministry and confirmed by the U.S. Embassy.It also offers exchange programs for training technicians and exchanges of information on planning for emergencies, the statement said.