On Wednesday, November 5, the government cabinet gave a final approval to complete the Slovak Cyclotron Centre project in Bratislava that has been under construction since 1996 as part of a repayment of Russian Soviet era debt to Slovakia, the SITA newswire wrote.
The Cabinet agreed to look into the possibility of formation of a joint Slovak-Russian venture with a strategic partner from the Russian Federation for the cyclotron centre completion and long-term shared use.
The Economy Ministry suggested such solution in as document submitted to the cabinet, SITA reported. The Russian side wants to complete the centre with the participation of Slovakia and supply the needed technology. Russia also suggested the possibility to help finance the project if needed. SITA
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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