Agreement Between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Zambia on Cooperation in the Field of the Use of Nuclear Energy for Peaceful Purposes (Moscow, May 31, 2016)

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AGREEMENT
BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA ON COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF THE USE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY FOR PEACEFUL PURPOSES

The Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Zambia, hereinafter referred to as "the Parties",

mindful that States are Members of the International Atomic Energy Agency and Parties to the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons of July 1, 1968;

being governed by the provisions of the Agreement between the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics of February 21, 1985 and the Protocol between the Russian Federation and the International Atomic Energy Agency, additional to the Agreement between the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, of March 22, 2000;

being governed by the provisions of the Agreement between the Republic of Zambia and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards in connection with the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear weapons of September 22, 1994;

mindful of the Additional Protocol between the Republic of Zambia and the International Atomic Energy Agency to the Agreement between the Republic of Zambia and International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards in the Republic of Zambia, of May 13, 2009;

acknowledging that the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes based on nuclear and radiation safety standards and environmental protection principles is an important factor in ensuring social and economic development of both states; and

desiring to contribute to further cooperation between the two states in the field of the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes,

have agreed as follows:

Done at Moscow, on the 31st day of May 2016 in duplicate, in Russian and English languages, both being equally authentic.

For the Government

of the Russian Federation

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For the Government

of the Republic of Zambia

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