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Russia to develop and manufacture physical protection systems for the Rooppur N-plant

On September 17, on the sidelines of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference in Vienna, Bangladesh and Russia signed a Protocol to amend the Agreement between the Government of Russia and the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh on partnership in the construction of a nuclear power plant on the territory of Bangladesh dated 02.11.2011.

The document was signed by the Director General of ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev and the Science and Technology Minister Yeafesh Osman.

The Protocol implies the possibility of involving a specialized Russian company into the design and installation of Physical Protection System for the main and auxiliary facilities of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. The document also says that all the safety and security measures to ensure physical protection will be taken in accordance with the requirements and the guidelines of IAEA.