India eyeing import of Kazakh-produced natural uranium
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 30
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Energy and Atomic Energy Commission of India held talks on the possibility of exporting natural uranium to India, Trend reports citing Kazakh Ministry of Energy.
The bilateral talks were held on Sept. 30, 2020, in a video format between Kazakhstan’s Minister of Energy Nurlan Nigayev and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India Shri Kamlesh Nilkanth Vyas.
The meeting was also attended by representatives of Kazakhstan’s Kazatomprom National Atomic Company from the Kazakh side, and of the Indian Nuclear Energy Department.
During the meeting, the parties talked about current issues and prospects of bilateral cooperation between the peaceful use of atomic energy. In particular, the issues of supplying Kazakh natural uranium to India were discussed.
The parties also noted the successful implementation of all previous contracts concluded within the framework of bilateral cooperation between the countries.
Following the meeting, the parties made the decision that the details of uranium supplies will be agreed on by the end of this year.
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