Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

BUSINESS IN SHORT

Slovakia and US sign nuclear deal

ECONOMY Minister Juraj Miškov and the US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, Francisco J. Sánchez, signed a declaration of cooperation between the two countries in the area of civilian use of nuclear energy on March 5. The signing ceremony was also attended by Theodore Sedgwick, the US ambassador to Slovakia, the TASR newswire reported.

ECONOMY Minister Juraj Miškov and the US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, Francisco J. Sánchez, signed a declaration of cooperation between the two countries in the area of civilian use of nuclear energy on March 5. The signing ceremony was also attended by Theodore Sedgwick, the US ambassador to Slovakia, the TASR newswire reported.

“Today’s meeting and signing of the joint declaration means that Slovakia is a country which is undertaking real steps in the area of international cooperation in nuclear energy and the nuclear industry,” Miškov stated, as quoted by TASR.

The economy minister added that one of Slovakia’s top priorities is to guarantee its citizens secure and reliable energy at acceptable prices and that nuclear power plants are an inseparable part of a balanced mix of energy supplies.

Miškov added that nuclear power plants offer a stable and secure source of electrical energy and are environmentally and economically acceptable.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Marian Kočner and Pavol Rusko released

Kočner and Rusko will not be held in custody while they are under prosecution for forging promissory notes to the private TV channel Markíza.

Pavol Rusko (front) and Marián Kočner

Long breakaway gives Slovak championship to Sagan, surprising everyone Video

Even former cycling legend and sports commentator Jan Svorada was shocked by the breakaway which secured Sagan's sixth victory in the Slovak championship.

Peter Sagan wins the Czech y Slovak Championship, June 24, 2018

Threats, scandals, and dubious political ties. Who is Marian Kočner?

The businessman with many ties to politicians has been detained by police.

Marian Kočner

Blog: Human Capital in Slovakia: Preparing for the next industrial revolution

A closer cooperation between business and academia is of key importance if Slovakia is to strive in the ongoing industrial revolution.

In centres of excellence, a group of skilled workers is using brand new technologies.