MYANMAR – According to the Russian Media, the junta terrorist council and Rosatom, A Russian state-owned nuclear company, have signed an agreement to explore the potential development of nuclear infrastructure in Myanmar.
Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation and the Junta Military signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a nuclear infrastructure feasibility study and a phased construction plan for the nuclear power facility, according to the statement issued by Rosatom company.
The Russian state-owned Rosatom company stated that it had agreed to establish a work plan for the priority areas essential for implementing the nuclear power plant.
The MOU was reportedly signed by Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Rosatom, and Dr Myo Thein Kyaw, Union Minister for Science and Technology, appointed by the junta.
Rosatom State Cooperation has reportedly signed agreements with Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan and Sri Lanka to build and improve nuclear power facilities.
Since last February, the Russian government and the terrorist military council have agreed on the fundamental components for establishing a nuclear power plant. However, the MOU to begin implementation was only signed this month.
The location of the nuclear power facility has not yet been disclosed by either the Russian government or the terrorist military.
In the past few days, the memorandum of understanding (MOU) was reportedly signed between three Technical Universities under the junta administration and the National Research Nuclear University ((Moscow Engineering Physics Institute-MEPhi), a nuclear technological university in Russia.
Three Technical Universities under the junta administration were reportedly involved in this signed agreement: Yangon Technological University, the University of Information Technology, and Technological University (Kyukse).