Serbian ministries, scientific institutions sign MoU on nuclear power

BELGRADE - Five Serbian government ministries and 20 scientific and academic institutions and institutes signed a MoU on applications of nuclear power development in Serbia on Wednesday.

The MoU was signed by the Ministry for Environmental Protection, the Ministry of Mining and Energy, the Ministry of Science, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education, as well as by the national electric power company EPS, power grid operator EMS, the Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, the Serbian Nuclear Society, the Serbian Directorate for Radiation and Nuclear Safety and Security and faculties of economic, medical and technical sciences.

PM Milos Vucevic said the move corrected a mistake committed in the 1980s, when the then authorities banned generation of nuclear power.

"No one has dilemma that the issue of electric power will be dominant and strategic as...

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