Russia and Syria sign a memorandum of understanding in the field of using nuclear energy for peaceful purposes

Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov, said that the Russian state-owned “Rosatom” company and the Syrian Atomic Energy Authority had signed a memorandum of understanding.

On Monday, Ulyanov, posted on his Twitter account: “The General Director of Rosatom Alexei Lykhachev and the head of the Syrian Atomic Energy Authority, Dr. Ibrahim Osman, signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency on cooperation in the field of applications other than Energy of nuclear technologies for peaceful purposes.

The use of non-energy nuclear techniques for peaceful purposes is intended to be used in nuclear medicine to diagnose and treat serious diseases, as well as to control dangerous infectious insects, control pests in agricultural crops, sterilize food products, prospect for minerals, and many other things.

It is noteworthy that the 64th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency is being held at the agency’s headquarters in Vienna from 21 to 25 September.