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MOSCOW, November 28. /TASS/. Russia is determined to go ahead with support for the International Atomic Energy Agency and to provide all necessary assistance, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday, as Russia and the IAEA prolonged the operation of the agreement on a voluntary contribution to the Nuclear Security Fund.
"Russia attaches special importance to strengthening physical nuclear security the world over, supports the central role of the IAEA in international cooperation along these lines and is determined to provide further assistance," the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
Under the amendment prolonging the operation of the agreement, signed at a meeting of the IAEA board of governors in Vienna on November 25 Russia in 2016 through 2021 will extend $6 million to the IAEA, "which will be used to the benefits of international cooperation, for enhancing physical nuclear security in the agency’s member-countries and also for raising the level of physical security of radioactive materials.".