During an official visit of President of the Republic of Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso, on May 23, 2019 in Moscow the Intergovernmental Agreement concerning the cooperation in the field of the peaceful use of atomic energy was signed.
Director General of ROSATOM Aleksey Likhachev signed the document for the Russian party. For the Republic of Congo it was signed by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Congolese Nationals Abroad of the Republic of Congo Jean-Claude Gakosso.
The signing of the Agreement is the place to start active nuclear dialogue between the two countries. It will allow implementing specific cooperation projects over a wide range of directions, including creation and improvement of nuclear infrastructure; production of radioisotopes to be used in industry, nuclear medicine and agriculture; education, training and retraining of specialists for nuclear industry.