Canada to provide Kazakhstan with radionuclide, noble gas detection station


Kazakh Energy Minister Bakhytzhan Dzhaksaliyev (R) with the ambassador of Canada in Kazakhstan, Nicholas Brousseau, at a signing ceremony in Astana, November 29, 2017.

Station will help and eliminate the gap in coverage in the international monitoring system that was in Central Asia

ASTANA - Global Affairs Canada and Kazakhstan’s Energy Ministry have signed memorandum of Understanding on project that will provide radionuclide and noble gas detection station to Kazakhstan to strengthen the verification of Comprehensive Nuclear test ban treaty.

“This is the first such station not only in Kazakhstan, but also in the Central Asian region, with a monitoring range of five thousand kilometers. The station is a whole laboratory complex that will help control noble gases in the a...

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