Russia, Indonesia to cooperate in peaceful use of nuclear energy

Rosatom and Indonesia's National Nuclear Energy Agency signed a MoU at ATOMEXPO.

Russia and Indonesia agreed to cooperate in the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Russia's State Nuclear Energy Corporation Rosatom and Indonesia's National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on development of peaceful use of nuclear energy at the ATOMEXPO conference in Moscow.

“We fully support the strong commitment of BATAN to the development of nuclear technologies in Indonesia,” Rosatom said in a press note. “Nuclear energy is a viable option for this country, and Rosatom is already cooperating closely with BATAN in the project to design and construct an experimental reactor.”

Rosatom is looking to build nuclear power plants in Indonesia.

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