During the X Anniversary International Forum ATOMEXPO-2018 in Sochi on May 15, 2018, ROSATOM and Republic of Cuba’s Ministry of Science, Technology, and Environment signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Strategic Partnership in the development and use of irradiation technologies.
Deputy Director General of ROSATOM Nikolay Spasskiy signed on behalf of Russia and Alonso Mederos, Deputy Minister of Science, Technology, and Environment signed on behalf of Cuba.
The Agreement calls for the development of a long-term strategic partnership aimed at implementation of joint projects in the field of the development and use of irradiation technologies. The Parties will consult each other in order to define the fields, form, and principal terms of cooperation. One of the areas of cooperation is implementation of a project to develop a multi-purpose training center on the basis of a gamma-radiation facility in the Mariel Special Economic Zone