U.S. and Russian experts talk nuclear security at Angarsk

From July 14-16, DOE NNSA representatives reportedly met with their Russian colleagues from Rosatom, Atomenergoprom, RAS Institute of Problems of Safe Development of Nuclear Energy, and others, to discuss emergency response in nuclear and radiological incidents. The working group met under the aegis of the 2005 U.S.-Russian Bratislava Nuclear Security Initiative. Both sides reportedly pointed out that cooperation between the two countries in the areas of improving accounting, control, and physical protection of nuclear materials, training of emergency personnel, and sharing of best practices has been successful.