Brussels, 21 February 2006
09th Council Meeting - Justice and Home Affairs. Brussels, 21 February 2006
The Council adopted a Decision authorising the Commission to negotiate an agreement between the European Atomic Energy Community and Japan for cooperation in peaceful uses of nuclear energy (6264/06 and 6256/06).
Under the agreement, the contracting parties will cooperate to promote and facilitate nuclear trade, research and development between or in Japan and the Community for peaceful and non-explosive uses of nuclear energy, in the mutual interests of producers, the nuclear fuel cycle industry, utilities, research and development institutes and consumers, while abiding by the principles of nonproliferation.
News release 6077/06 (Presse 38)