On 18th of June, 2015 the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed agreement on cooperation in the field of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. 
The document was signed by the Director General of ROSATOM Sergey Kirienko and President of the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE) Dr. Hashim Abdullah Yamani.
 
The document for the first time in the history of Russian-Saudi relations creates a legal basis for cooperation between our countries in the field of nuclear energy, opening prospects for oncoming traffic business initiatives on both sides of a wide range of areas, including: design, construction, operation and decommissioning of energy power and research reactors, including desalination plants and particle accelerators; nuclear fuel cycle services, including for nuclear power plants and research reactors; spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste management; radioisotopes production and its application in industry, medicine and agriculture; education and training of specialists in the field of nuclear energy, etc.
 
The agreement envisages the formation of a coordination committee for further consultations on matters relating to the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes, as well as the formation of joint working groups to carry out specific projects and research, exchange of experts, organization of seminars and workshops, assistance in education and training of scientific and technical personnel, the exchange of scientific and technical information.
Source: Communications Department of ROSATOM