Russian peaceful atom in Saudi Arabia
Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation and King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy signed Programme for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy.
The Programme provides for cooperation between Russia and Saudi Arabia in several key areas such as small and medium reactors that could be used for both power generation and water desalination. The parties will also work in the area of human resources and nuclear infrastructure development for the Saudi national nuclear programme.
Russia and Saudi Arabia will also consider the advantages of construction of a Nuclear Science and Technology Centre based on the Russian-design research reactor in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Besides, the question of the large-block nuclear power plant construction is being considered.
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