The memorandum is designed for five years. The US Department of Energy expressed hope for continued cooperation with Canadian experts.
The U.S. and Canadian officials have signed a memorandum for more effective cooperation in the field of nuclear safety. This was announced on Friday, October 16 by the National Nuclear Safety Administration (NNSA) of the U.S. Department of Energy.
It is noted that “the agreement further strengthens strong relations and commitment to advancing mutual goals and priorities in the field of nuclear non-proliferation.”
The Canadian AECL is a state-owned nuclear research corporation. The corporation has created the CANDU nuclear reactor, which is used at nuclear power plants built in India, South Korea, Argentina, Romania and China.