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September, 18 2012 10:21:00

VN promotes nuclear peace

 

Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan spoke at the 56th annual IAEA General Assembly in Austria.
VIENNA (VNS)— Viet Nam will co-operate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and other international oganisations in all nuclear energy related issues for peaceful purposes, said Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan yesterday at the 56th annual IAEA General Assembly in Austria.

During his presentation, Quan informed participants that Viet Nam's President had approved the supplementary protocol and necessary documents to join the IAEA's Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material.

Regarding the country's nuclear power issue, the minister said that Viet Nam was exerting every effort to implement its nuclear power projects in accordance with IAEA's regulations on nuclear safety.

Currently, feasibility studies are being conducted for the country's two nuclear power plants with co-operation from Russia and Japan.

The same day, Minister Quan separately held bilateral talks with Japan, France and Russia on nuclear co-operation. — VNS

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