YEREVAN. – Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of Armenia on Tuesday received Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned from the PM’s office.
The Prime Minister welcomed the visit of the General Director of the IAEA to Armenia and noted that Armenia values the cooperation between the Armenian government and the IAEA, which is essential from the point of view of ensuring Armenia's energy and nuclear safety and developing capabilities. Pashinyan emphasized that these issues are among the strategic priorities of the Armenian government.
The IAEA chief also emphasized the importance of bilateral cooperation in nuclear safety, both on current and future projects, and expressed readiness to continue assisting the Armenian government in that regard.
During the meeting, the interlocutors referred to the work aimed at increasing the safety level of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant, and exchanged ideas on the possibilities of deepening cooperation between Armenia and the IAEA.