RATIFICATION OF INT’L CONVENTIONS TO BE CONSULTED WITH STANDING COMMITTEES

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At its regular meeting on February 15, the cabinet considered the issue of ratifying the 1994 Convention on Nuclear Safety, 1997 Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management, 2005 amendments to 1980 Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and the Additional Protocol on minor nuclear materials, and decided to consult with some Standing committees.These international documents are in line with the Constitution of Mongolia, the Concept of National Security and other laws and regulations. By joining
there Conventions, Mongolia is to sophisticate legal grounds that concern ensuring of nuclear and radioactive safety and protecting people, community and the environment from radioactivity, is to learn from the policies and measures implemented by other countries, and is to promote the international efforts for physical protection of nuclear materials and the combat against nuclear crimes.

B.Amarsaikhan