Russia to present nuclear safety report to IAEA on April 18

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Moscow, Apr 14 (UNI) Russia will present a report on its nuclear and radioactive safety to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna on April 18.

The report prepared by Russia's Federal Environmental, Engineering and Nuclear Supervision Agency (Rostekhnadzor) will notify about changes in the legislative and regulatory framework of the operation of Russia's nuclear industry, including information on the safe storage of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, RIA Novosti reported today quoting Russia's industrial safety regulator.

The report will also provide information on the operation of Russia's state-controlled nuclear power corporation Rosenergoatom.

The IAEA holds meetings of the world's nuclear power countries every three years to review the state of global nuclear safety.

The talks are part of the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS), a major legally binding international treaty.

The CNS meetings review operational and regulatory aspects of civilian nuclear power plants in the convention member states.

At present, there are 61 contracting parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety.

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