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Cuba, Russia Sign Nuclear Energy Agreement

Vienna, September 27 (RHC)-- Cuba and Russia have signed a new accord that provides for further use of nuclear energy with peaceful purposes.

The agreement was signed Monday in Vienna, Austria, in the framework of the 60th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Cuba's Deputy Minister for Science, technology and the Environment   José Fidel Santana, signed the accord with Sergey Kirienko, Director of Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM.

Santana explained that the agreement will facilitate a framework for joint Cuba-Russia projects, specially related to the use of nuclear energy in the health and agri-food sectors.

Edited by Pavel Jacomino
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