S.Korea, Russia to bolster cooperation in nuclear energy sector


South Korea and Russia agreed to expand their cooperation in developing reliable atomic technology, including the safe dismantling of nuclear plants, the science ministry has said.

At the 20th joint nuclear power committee meeting in Seoul, the South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT and Russia’s state-run Rosatom, which oversees Moscow’s nuclear energy project, discussed various ways to expand ties in research in such areas as hydrogen energy and developing small modular reactors, Yonhap news agency reported.

The two sides also agreed to continue to cooperate in safe dismantling of nuclear plants and to work together in developing technology for the disposal of spent fuel.