MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Monday, the annual IAEA General Conference kicked off in Vienna, bringing together specialists and leaders of the world’s nuclear regulators, corporations and international organizations working in the nuclear field. Russia’s Rosatom corporation delegation is led by its CEO Sergey Kirienko.
On Monday, the first of the four contracts was signed with Tunisia. Kirienko and Tunisia's Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Slim Khalbous signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of nuclear energy usage for peaceful purposes, creating a legal basis for future bilateral cooperation in many areas.
The following day, the three remaining contracts were signed one after another with Cuba, Jordan and Finland.
Rosatom Deputy CEO for International Relations Nikolay Spassky and Cuban Deputy Minister Jose Fidel Santana signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of peaceful atomic energy use, while a memorandum of understanding between Russia and Jordan on education and training of human resources in the field of nuclear energy and other related areas was signed by Kirienko and Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) chairman Khaled Toukan.
The IAEA General Conference will last through Friday.