June 19, 2017, Moscow - – On the sidelines of the IX International Forum ATOMEXPO 2017, ROSATOM and the French company AREVA NP signed a Memorandum of Understanding
The document was signed by Alexey Likhachev, the Director General of ROSATOM, from the Russian side, and Bernard Fontana, CEO of AREVA NP, from the French side.
The Parties also signed the Cooperation Program that concerns key areas of mutual interest.
These documents are aimed to ensure the continuation and further improvement of long-term cooperation between Rosatom and AREVA NP in the field of fuel fabrication, automated process control systems, as well as maintenance of equipment and machines for the nuclear power plants.
The signing of this MoU demonstrates the mutual striving of two Companies for co-operation.
ATOMEXPO-2017 IX International Forum in Moscow has gathered 6.5 thousand participants from 65 countries, including Russia and four countries that take part in the Forum for the first time: Colombia, Sudan, Sri-Lanka and Ethiopia. The Forum is attended by 33 official governmental delegations from different countries of the world, as well as 100 companies from the global nuclear industry and associated industries. The business programme of the Forum envisages 13 round tables on relevant topics. The main theme of the Forum this year is Nuclear Technologies: Safety, Environment, Sustainability.