World Bulletin / News Desk
Moscow and Riyadh have signed a deal for peaceful nuclear power cooperation on Thursday.
The deal was signed as part of the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
The pair has signed six agreements in total, Al Arabiya News Channel reported. A cooperation agreement on a peaceful nuclear program was among the documents, the press service of Russia’s nuclear agency, Rosatom, said.
According to Rosatom, the document is the first in the history of Russia-Saudi relations to create a legal framework for cooperation between the nations in the field of nuclear energy. Future joint projects might include construction of nuclear power reactors, provision of services in nuclear fuel cycling, including those for nuclear power stations and research reactor facilities.Güncelleme Tarihi: 21 Haziran 2015, 10:46