IAEA, Rosatom to Join Site Restoration Efforts in Central Asia

The International Atomic Energy Agency and Rosatom signed practical arrangements to jointly remediate and restore uranium legacy sites in Central Asia.

The document was signed by Nikolai Spassky, Deputy CEO of Rosatom, and Juan Carlos Lentijo, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security. The practical arrangements aim at intensifying joint efforts of Rosatom and the IAEA in the restoration of legacy uranium production sites in the Republic of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. In particular, the document provides for joint revision of legacy site remediation solutions and site survey results, follow-up activities, and development of multi-lateral project strategies.