Hanoi hosts Russia-Vietnam nuclear power conference

The conference that discussed the development of the nuclear power industry in Vietnam was held on June 23-25

Hanoi hosted a Russia-Vietnam conference dedicated to the development of the nuclear power industry in the Southeast Asian nation on June 23-25.

Vietnam is in phase II of developing its nuclear power infrastructure, according to assessments of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Hoang Anh Tuan, head of Vietnam’s Department of Atomic Energy said at the conference, according to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA).

Yuri Sokolov, a senior Rosatom executive said the Russian state owned nuclear corporation was keen on studying the demand for nuclear power development in Vietnam and was committed to supporting the country in this field.

Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Viet Thanh said his country is actively working with Russia in training human resources for nuclear power development and pledged that his ministry would pay special attention to boosting cooperation, according to the VNA report.

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