20 Sep 2021 18:56

Russia, Zimbabwe sign memorandum of understanding on civilian nuclear use cooperation

MOSCOW. Sept 20 (Interfax) - Russia and Zimbabwe have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the peaceful utilization of nuclear energy.

The document was signed during the 65th session of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference in Vienna on Monday, Rosatom reported.

The memorandum is the first document concerning the civilian use of nuclear energy between the two countries. It lays the groundwork for cooperation along a broad range of avenues, particularly providing opportunities for implementing projects in the field of non-energy uses of nuclear power in the industrial, agricultural, and medical sectors. It also attaches special significance to training national specialists for Zimbabwe's nuclear power sector and increasing people's awareness of nuclear technology.