Within the framework of the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Tajikistan, the governments of the two countries signed an agreement on cooperation in the peaceful use of atomic energy, Rambler News reports with the reference to Rosatom.
The document was signed by Director General of Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation, Alexey Likhachev, and President of Tajikistan’s Academy of Sciences, Farhod Rahimov.
The agreement determines the areas of cooperation, including design, construction, operation and decommissioning of nuclear research reactors, as well as the treatment of spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste. The document also provides for the application of nuclear technologies in industry, medicine and agriculture.
The parties agreed to set up a joint coordinating commission for consultations in different areas of the nuclear energy use for peaceful purposes and for the search for mutually beneficial projects.