The Agreement aims to form a contractual legal framework for full-scale Russian-Turkish cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy in areas of mutual interest. These include research and development, the design and construction of power and research reactors, their use and modernisation, the nuclear and radiation security and safety regulation, the development of improved, innovative reactor technologies and nuclear fuel cycle technologies, and controlled thermonuclear fusion.
The Agreement establishes the principles for organising this cooperation.
It includes the Parties’ obligations with regard to compliance with the current non-proliferation regime.
The Agreement was signed in Ankara on August 6, 2009.