Nuclear Safety is Still a High Priority in Norway’s Cooperation with Russia,

On Wednesday, the 24th joint Norwegian-Russian commission meeting on nuclear and radiation was held. It is one of the few Western-Russian contact points that are still active and working. This year, the collaboration celebrates its 25th anniversary.

The agenda for the meeting included the handling of spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste in northwestern Russia, cooperation on warning and nuclear preparedness, environmental monitoring, and safety at Russian nuclear power plants. […]

”Safe handling and removal of spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste from Andreyev Bay is still among Norway’s most important priorities in nuclear safety cooperation. It is, of course, a Russian responsibility to carry out this work in accordance with international standards, but we are happy to be able to contribute to the process and follow it”, said State Secretary Audun Halvorsen. Läs artikel