Briefing

Kazakhstan's project of the Bank of low-enriched uranium IAEA is supported by 18 countries

8 april 2016

During the Nuclear Security Summit a statement of supporting the establishment of the Bank of low-enriched uranium IAEA in Kazakhstan was adopted by the leaders of 18 countries. This was announced by Deputy Chairman of the nuclear, power supervision and for control of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan Timur Zhantikin at the press conference of the Central Communications Service.

"Our statement was supported by 18 countries, including major countries such as the United States. The documents of the summit have been adopted in the communiqué, which outlines the main areas of activity of the summit. 5 plans of action were approved for various organizations,
which include the UN, the IAEA, and etc. ", - he explained.

As a reminder, from March 31 to April 1 in Washington the fourth Nuclear Security Summit was held with the participation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The main topics of the summit were the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear program and the possibility of the extremist group "Islamic state" to acquire nuclear weapons.
The event was attended by 50 Heads of State and Government, as well as representatives of international organizations.

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