U.S. to hand over secure radiological transportation vehicle to Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan, Astana, Aug. 3 / Trend D.Mukhtarov /
On August 8, Ambassador Kenneth Fairfax of the U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan will hand over a secure radiological transportation vehicle to the Institute of Atomic Energy (IAE) - National Nuclear Center (NNC), the embassy said on Friday.
The delivery of the secure radiological transportation vehicle to the Institute of Atomic Energy (IAE) - National Nuclear Center (NNC) of Kazakhstan is the latest accomplishment under a partnership between the National Nuclear Security Administration of the United States Energy Department, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the Republic of Kazakhstan.
"The commissioning of the secure transportation vehicle and the broader project to secure radioactive material are examples of the productive partnership between the United States and Kazakhstan, who share a long history of cooperation on nuclear nonproliferation issues," the embassy's statement said.