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India and Argentina sign MoU for co-operation in nuclear energy

Staff Writer | February 21, 2019
India and Argentina inked a Memorandum of Understanding to boost cooperation in the sector of nuclear energy.
Jorge Faurie
Asia   Jorge Faurie, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Jorge Faurie, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Argentina said his country has expertise in building small-capacity reactors and was looking to work with India in some third country in tripartite projects.

"They (Prime Minister Narendra and Argentine President Mauricio Macri) also noted that the MoU signed on the occasion between the Department of Atomic Energy, India and National Atomic Energy Commission, Argentina for cooperation within the framework of Global Center for Nuclear Energy Partnership would bolster institutional linkages in civil nuclear research, development and capacity building," a joint statement said.

The countries also wished to enhance and explore cooperative ventures in the area of nuclear power and its societal uses in health, agriculture, industrial application, training and capacity building, the joint statement said.