Russia approves CIS draft agreement on convergence in atomic energy use
The agreement establishes principles for member states to follow when it comes to the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes, it said in a statement.
Medvedev called for the agreement to be signed at a meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of Government, according to an order of April 20, 2017 released along with the statement.
The CIS is a regional organization formed during the breakup of the Soviet Union. Nine out of the 15 former Soviet Republics are member states, and two are associate members (Ukraine and Turkmenistan). ■