The 61st IAEA General Conference has provided an opportunity for the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority to initiate senior management and expert level bilateral meetings with more than ten countries.
At the Hungarian-Slovenian-Slovak-Czech
quadrilateral meeting, also held on the margin of the General Conference,
the delegates discussed issues of their common position toward international
Bilateral meetings were organized for
the first time and memoranda of understanding were signed with the representatives
of the Polish and Moroccan nuclear authorities. At the meetings, the parties
identified the first practical steps for cooperation: delegations
of experts will visit Hungary in the near future.
The Polish, Moroccan, Egyptian, Iranian and Turkish authorities have indicated that they expect the HAEA to share its experiences concerning the legislation of nuclear safety, security and radiation protection.