7 Aug 2019 14:29

Russia, Zimbabwe discuss cooperation on peaceful uses of atomic energy, preparing memorandum

MOSCOW. August 7 (Interfax) - Russia and Zimbabwe are discussing cooperation on peaceful uses of atomic energy, according to the minutes of a meeting of the sides' intergovernmental commission in Moscow.

"The sides noted their mutual interest in developing mutually beneficial cooperation in the sphere of the peaceful use of atomic energy. The sides confirmed their intention to complete the coordination of a memorandum in this area and to continue cooperating to develop the regulatory and legal framework in the sphere of the use of atomic energy for peaceful goals," the document reads.

A year ago, there were reports that a similar agreement was being drawn up with Zimbabwe's neighbor Namibia. Russia is already building a center for nuclear science and technologies in another neighbor, Zambia.