Cuba is a founding member of the IAEA with a currently active participation particularly in technical cooperation projects in the field of health, agriculture and the environment, PL news reported on Sunday.
The IAEA has acknowledged, in several occasions, the highly skillful Cuban specialists and the contributions by Havana to boost cooperation projects linked to the peaceful use of nuclear energy.
As a member of the IAEA, Cuba is currently promoting urgent negotiations to reach an International Convention on Nuclear Disarmament. In this regard, the island supports the setting up of concrete timetable for the total elimination and prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Cuba opposes all nuclear tests, both of real explosive nature or computer-based experiments and other sophisticated technologies.
Cuba honors the Tlatelolco Treaty, on the prohibition of nuclear weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
The Cuban government maintains a Safeguarding Accord with the IAEA, along with an additional protocol on the subject.
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